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A Week In the Life of a Sports and Regenerative Medicine Stem Cell Doctor

Apr 11, 2019

A Week In the Life of a Sports and Regenerative Medicine Stem Cell Doctor Not all weeks are the same for Dennis M. Lox M.D., a Sports and Regenerative Medicine expert. Dr. Lox sees patients from all over the world, and some have quite unusual stories. This week was very sports oriented, with a lot of different martial artists. Dr. Lox’s schedule just works that way some times, there are many different types of Sports and Regenerative Medicine patients. Once…

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Athletes and Knee Pain

Nov 12, 2018

Athletes and Knee Pain Some seek knee pain relief in conjunction with shoulder pain relief at the same time. Weightlifting places excessive stress on both the shoulder and the knee. Often the backbone of traditional strength regimes is shoulder over presses, also known as military presses. Bench Presses and Squats Bench presses have been to the upper body, as squats as to lower body. However, both exercises have resulted in numerous athletes sports injuries. Being stronger as weightlifter entails heavy…

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Dr. Lox on Low Back Pain – Weights, Exercises, Diet and Stem Cell Injections in LA

Oct 17, 2018

Your Low Back and Your Pain: Exercises and Weightlifting A frequent question Dr. Lox is asked is, “What exercises are right to do for low back pain? What about lifting weights in the gym? Can stem cells help with their low back pain?”  Understanding low back pain, anatomy, and physiology are important.  There is no “one size fits all” exercise for everyone because not everyone has the same issue so not everyone should do the same low back exercise.  An…

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Vietnamese Patient with Hip Arthritis Opts for Stem cells with Dr. Lox

Aug 09, 2017

Vietnamese Patient Seeks Help For Hip Arthritis From Dennis M. Lox, MD, with Stem Cell Therapy A patient from Vietnam with degenerative osteoarthritis, or commonly known as “wear and tear” arthritis consults Dennis M. Lox M.D. for stem cell therapy of her hip. She had tried prescription anti-inflammatory medications and cortisone injections to no avail. Her orthopedic surgeon recommended a hip replacement surgery. She had a friend who developed a severe infection after a knee replacement and was reluctant to…

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Dr. Dennis Lox Speaks at National Conference on Stem Cells

Nov 10, 2014

Dennis M. Lox, MD, Speaks at National Conference on Stem Cells.   The conference held at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, detailed cutting-edge aspects of aging, inflammation and stem cells. Dr. Lox presented on our current knowledge of the science behind the degenerative cascade and the role that stem cells may provide in the spectrum of early and advanced degenerative osteoarthritis. Dr. Lox frequently speaks at the national and international level. Degeneration is a complex cascade involving local,…

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Patient from Vancouver Canada consults Dr. Dennis Lox for hip and low back pain

Aug 28, 2014

Patient from Vancouver Canada consults Dennis M. Lox, MD, for hip and low back pain  Dennis M. Lox, MD, an expert in Sports and Regenerative Medicine is frequently consulted by patients from other countries for Stem Cell Therapy. Canada due to its proximity is obviously the most frequent country. One reason is the wait time for joint replacement surgery in the Canadian healthcare system is lengthy, patients often state they might be all better with stem cell treatment long before…

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Knee Osteoarthritis and Stem Cells

Aug 27, 2014

Knee Osteoarthritis and Stem Cells.  When knee arthritis or osteoarthritis occurs, it can have many presentations. Dennis M. Lox, MD, has seen them all, and patients are turning to stem cell therapy as alternatives to knee surgery and knee replacement. It was previously thought that knee arthritis was simply a wear and tear effect of life or degeneration over time. We now know that it is much more complicated than that. There is a genetic component. Trauma and sports injuries…

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Tennis Player with Knee Pain Treated

Aug 18, 2014

Tennis Player with Knee Pain Treated with Platelet Rich Plasma. When a Tennis Player gets knee pain it can be a real problem, especially when in competition. Just ask the World Number 1 Tennis player Rafael Nadal. A competition Tennis player began having nagging knee pain that was hampering his ability to perform, enough so he was losing matches because of it. He consulted with Dennis M. Lox, MD, and it was agreed that Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) was a good…

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Knee Stem Cells for a Patient From London England by Dr. Lox

Jul 17, 2014

Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL – Beverly Hills, LA When suffering from knee pain, there are only a few things that one can do. Arthritis medicine is the most frequently prescribed treatment. Cortisone and Hyaluronic acid injections (joint lubricants) are also commonly given to patients.  However, none of these treatments deter the onslaught of degenerative arthritis, this is because degenerative arthritis is progressive. Arthritis medications and cortisone injections do not deter the inevitable outcome… Your joints get worse with…

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Ankle Arthritis Treatment with Stem Cell Therapy

Jun 23, 2014

Ankle Arthritis Treatment with Stem Cell Therapy Ankle arthritis is the result of trauma and can arise as the result of bad joints, such as the knee.  This makes simple tasks, such as walking difficult.  Also referred to as Ankle Osteoarthritis,  the extent and rate of progression will vary among patients. Additionally, arthritis medications such as NSAIDs and Cortisone do not halt the progression. Ankle fusions limit the range of motion and predispose adjacent joints to accelerated wear, which eventually leads to…

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