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A Patient From Palm Springs Opts for Knee and Ankle Stem Cells with Dr. Lox

Jul 19, 2017

A Patient From Palm Springs Opts for Knee and Ankle Stem Cells with Dr. Lox A patient from Palm Springs, California consulted with Dr. Lox for persistent knee and ankle pain and stem cell therapy. The pain had affected her ability to walk long distances. An orthopedic surgeon recommended knee replacement surgery, after she failed to improve with conservative management of arthritis medications, cortisone injections, and hyaluronic acid injections. The orthopedic surgeon also stated that she may need her ankles…

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A Patient from Chicago with Hip AVN Opts For Stem Cells with Dr. Lox

Jul 07, 2017

A patient from Chicago with avascular necrosis (AVN) of both hips, had stem cell therapy with Dr. Lox a year ago. Prior to receiving stem cell therapy, he could barely walk a block. After treatment, the patient reported that his hip pain decreased to the point where one hip no longer hurt and he is able to walk 10 blocks with no pain. Furthermore, his avascular necrosis (AVN) has shown no signs of progression on x-rays. The patient elected for…

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Turkish Professor Follows Up with Dr. Lox Two Years Later for Hip Stem Cells

Jun 30, 2017

Stem Cell Therapy In The Veterinary World A professor from Turkey contacted Dennis M. Lox, MD, 2 years ago for his expertise in stem cells. At the time stem cells were not routinely done in Turkey. Only the patient was not the professor, it was her dog. Stem cell therapy has been used in veterinary medicine long before its acceptance in human medicine. It was slower to gain popularity in general veterinary medicine because pet owners were not supportive of…

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A Patient from France Consults with Dr. Dennis Lox

May 31, 2016

A patient from France consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD, for the evaluation and treatment of knee osteoarthritis. Knee stem cell treatments may be a viable option for some patients with underlying knee arthritis. The use of stem cells for the treatment of knee arthritis is not new and is slowly but surely gaining popularity. Stem Cell History Since the 1960’s stem cells were used in bone marrow transplants. It was not clear at the time that the ability to replenish…

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Avascular Necrosis and Stem Cells

Dec 11, 2015

Avascular necrosis occurs most frequently in the hip. This is followed by the shoulders and then the knee. AVN however, may occur in any joint or bone, even the sesamoids of the foot or the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Trauma is the leading causative factor, followed by idiopathic or unknown causes. Excessive corticosteroids are also a frequent inciting factor. Cortisone treatments for respiratory ailments or autoimmune disorders are frequently associated factors. Stem cells have been considered a viable treatment strategy, as…

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A Personal Trainer Gets Stem Cell

Oct 26, 2015

Personal Training and Stem Cell Therapy A Personal Trainer received Stem Cell treatment and Training Tips From Dr. Lox. The business of a personal trainer cannot afford to have chronic knee pain because it affects their health-oriented lifestyle, fitness goals, and looks bad limping around their clients. Trainers are multi-sport athletes who desire personal training as a career for many reasons, including extensive knowledge of diet, exercise, and healing. When a trainer came to Dr. Lox for knee pain and stem cell…

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A 60-year-old with chronic knee pain and osteoarthritis turned to Dr. Dennis Lox for Stem Cell Therapy.

Apr 02, 2015

Stem Cell Therapy and Knee Pain A 60-year-old female patient who has chronic knee pain and osteoarthritis turned to Dennis M. Lox, MD, for Stem Cell Therapy. Her life was once very athletic playing many sports and having an active lifestyle. Pain, swelling and his inability to be active caused his weight to increase to 305 pounds, which compounded his knee arthritis. The patient traveled from another state after hearing of Dr. Lox and agreeing to his recommendations. Knee stem cells…

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A Physician with a Partial Achilles Tendon Tear

Nov 13, 2014

A Physician with a Partial Achilles Tendon Tear Responds to Stem Cell Therapy. Physicians like everyone else have musculoskeletal problems. The old adage physician heals thyself, doesn’t always work. So when a physician partially tore his Achilles’ tendon he turned to Dr. Lox for Stem Cell Therapy for help. After touching it out for months of pain, limited ability to walk, he faced a choice: Surgery or Stem Cells. He was reluctant about the long downtime associated with Achilles tendon…

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Athlete with Stem Cell Therapy for Rotator Cuff Tear 2 Years Later

Nov 10, 2014

An athlete with Stem Cell Therapy for Rotator Cuff Tear 2 Years Later, a multi-sport athlete with a rotator cuff (supraspinatus) tear began experiencing progressive shoulder pain. Eager to avoid surgery, her research led her to Stem Cell Therapy and to Dennis M. Lox, MD,, several states away. As with most competitive athletes, small obstacles like geographic distance did not alter her resolve. She consulted Dr. Lox and underwent Stem Cell Therapy to her injured shoulder with the rotator cuff…

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High School Football Player with Foot AVN

Nov 05, 2014

High School Football Player with Foot AVN Consults Dr. Lox For Stem Cell Therapy. A high school football player sustained a foot injury after being injured when his foot was essentially run over. Initially, it was felt to be soft tissue injuries as x-rays were normal. The pain persisted, limiting his ability to walk long distances and precluding running. Obviously, return to playing football was impossible. An MRI was ordered which revealed avascular necrosis (AVN) of the forefoot. The only…

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