Serving Patients in Tampa Bay, FL and Beverly Hills, CA View Testimonials
View Testimonials

A Patient With A Hip Labral Tear

Apr 19, 2014

A Patient With A Hip Labral Tear from Iran Consults Dennis M. Lox, MD,. A patient with a hip Labral tear from Iran consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD, about using stem cells as opposed to surgery. The patient a competitive athlete was astute in his understanding that surgery is a form of trauma, and already having sustained a Labral tear that would further propel him towards early hip arthritis. Many studies have shown trauma leads to early arthritis, as well…

Read More

Stem Cells or Surgery: Patient With Knee Meniscal Tear Contemplates Medical Options

Apr 16, 2014

Stem Cells or Surgery: Patient With Knee Meniscal Tear Contemplates Medical Options  Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Many patients diagnosed with an acute knee meniscal tear are often told they need surgery. Dennis M. Lox, MD, a Sports and Regenerative Medicine Specialist is often consulted after the surgery recommendation is made. Dr. Lox notes patients are becoming increasingly more cognizant of alternative therapies including Regenerative Medicine therapies such as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy. Patients want…

Read More

You Have Been Told You Need a Knee Replacement. Now What?

Mar 10, 2014

You Have Been Told You Need a Knee Replacement. Now What? Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL You have just been told you need a knee replacement. Is there another option? Perhaps. Treatment for most conditions have options. Understanding the pros and cons of knee replacement is very important. There are no guarantees. In most cases there are no serious problems, however many complications can occur. Knee replacements may have a lifespan of 10-15 years, before wearing out. Health issues…

Read More

My Brother Has Had Two Knee Replacements, I don’t Want That

Mar 07, 2014

My Brother Has Had Two Knee Replacements, I don’t Want That Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL When patients describe their symptoms and history, often they mention a family history of arthritis. On this particular day, a patient consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD, for knee stem cell treatment. He commented immediately that his younger brother who also was athletic, had both knees replaced already then he stated, “I don’t want that”. Most doctors and patients have been conditioned that knee…

Read More

Patient From France Consults for PRP

Mar 03, 2014

Patient From France Consults Dr. Lox for PRP and Stem Cells For Lower Back. When your back goes out…it doesn’t matter what country you are in. Finding the right specialist in a foreign country may be a daunting affair. This particular patient from France was recently in the United States. She has a long, classic history for disc and degenerative symptoms. This places her in a chronic back pain category as she has failed many conservative modalities including, medication, physiotherapy,…

Read More

Dr. Dennis Lox Vetted For European Stem Cell Patient

Feb 26, 2014

Dennis M. Lox, MD, Vetted For European Stem Cell Patient Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Dennis M. Lox, MD, an expert in Sports and Regenerative Medicine, was recently vetted by a concierge service that provides services to affluent European clients. The client was desiring to find a physician experienced in stem cell therapy, as he had recently had knee surgery and actually had gotten worse. The process was directed towards understanding how stem cells might aid in this patient’s…

Read More

Skier: Has Stem Cells For His Knees

Feb 17, 2014

Skier: Has Stem Cells For His Knees Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Skiing is difficult enough. Having a knee injury is very problematic.  What motivates skiers to seek alternatives to knee surgery such as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy? It may be a new injury or an injury that has not recovered form surgery. Skiers who injured themselves years ago, and especially if they have had surgery are at great risk for the development of early…

Read More

Shoulder Pain: Arthritis, Supraspinatus, Slap Tears, Stem Cells

Feb 13, 2014

Shoulder Pain: Arthritis, Supraspinatus, Slap Tears, Stem CellsTampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Shoulder pain is a frequent problem for which patients are seeing surgeons, getting MRIs and having surgery. Studies however have shown the long term success of shoulder surgery versus no surgery are the same. Not very comforting for most people. Other studies have shown that people without shoulder pain may have abnormal MRIs. These include glenohumeral arthritis, supraspinatus tears, rotator cuff tears,and labral tears. This has been…

Read More

Weightlifter Shoulder Pain

Feb 12, 2014

Weightlifter Shoulder Pain: Stem Cells as a Surgery Alternative. Shoulder pain is a frequent problem in society. In athletes who lift weights it increasingly more frequent. As more athletes look for non-surgical options, stem cell treatment is becoming more frequent. Overhead lifting of weights places great stress on the rotator cuff tendons. The rotator cuff stabilizes and functions to aid in lifting the arm. Frequently tears occur to the rotator cuff and surrounding cartilage the glenoid labrum. Surgery often cannot…

Read More

Injured Ballet Dancer Turns to Stem Cells to Mend Foot AVN Injury

Feb 07, 2014

Injured Ballet Dancer Turns to Stem Cells to Mend Foot AVN Injury Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL An injured ballet dancer developed foot pain. Subsequently, she was diagnosed with avascular necrosis (AVN) of the talus – a foot AVN injury. Living in another state in a large metropolitan area that would support the local arts, she did her research and contacted Dennis M. Lox, MD, to determine if she was a candidate for stem cell therapy. Dr. Lox has…

Read More