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Marathon Runner Opts for Knee Stem Cell Therapy

Jan 24, 2014

Marathon Runner Opts for Knee Stem Cell Therapy Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL An aging marathon runner hasn’t been able to keep up the pack. In fact his knees are so painful he stopped running altogether. He sought consultation with Dennis M. Lox, MD,, an expert in sports and regenerative medicine, to see if he was a candidate for Stem Cell Therapy. The marathon runner was adamant about running again. Dr. Lox explained how the knee is affected by…

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Arthroscopy or Stem Cells for Hip Pain?

Jan 23, 2014

Arthroscopy or Stem Cells for Hip Pain? Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Arthroscopy for Labral tears of the hip has increased in recent years. In the past these were treated with surgery now it is becoming increasingly more frequent. Especially in athletes. There are many problems with treating these hip Labral tears. MRIs may be misleading with false positives. Some are advocating MRI- arthrography or MRA as more sensitive. There is an MRI available today that has contrast injected…

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Avascular Necrosis Stem Cells

Jan 21, 2014

Avascular Necrosis Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine. Avascular Necrosis (AVN) also known as osteonecrosis or ischemic necrosis, is a condition that may lead to rapid deterioration or degeneration of the joint involved. It arises when the blood supply to the area of bone becomes disrupted (avascular or ischemia) leading to bone cell death (necrosis). The most common joints involved are the hip, knee, and shoulder. However almost any boney region may be affected. Common causes for the ischemia to the…

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Knee Pain That Won’t Go Away

Jan 20, 2014

Knee Pain That Won’t Go Away: Options for PRP and Stem Cells. When someone has knee pain that won’t go away, there may be alternatives to surgery. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy are Regenerative Medicine therapies that are emerging as alternatives to surgery. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is a blood spinning (actually a centrifugation and separation) method to concentrate the blood platelets. The platelets in blood release growth factors that aid in healing. The problem with the…

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After Neck Surgery and Stem Cells, Peyton Manning Shines

Jan 15, 2014

After Neck Surgery and Stem Cells, Peyton Manning Shines Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Peyton Manning, considered already one of the greatest NFL Quarterbacks of all time, has done the seemingly impossible at what many consider the twilight of his career by breaking the biggest single season records in the history of the NFL. At age 37, when most Quarterbacks are retired, Manning has upped his game. Breaking the single season record for most touchdown passes (55), most yardage…

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Rush Researchers Use Stem Cells to Repair Damaged Knee Cartilage

Dec 31, 2013

 Rush Researchers Use Stem Cells to Repair Damaged Knee Cartilage Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Rush University is conducting the first clinical trial using Cartistem. Cartistem is a Mesenchymal stem cell derived umbilical cord blood (allogenic or donor) tissue that has been expanded to greater numbers. The stem cells are then mixed with hyaluronan, then surgically administered via arthroscopic surgery following microfracture (a drilling into the bone technique that involves considerable downtime). This study will be a two-year, two-phase…

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Diet, Knee Pain and Stem Cells

Dec 14, 2013

Diet, Knee Pain and Stem Cells Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Pain has many qualities, as well as causes. As science has advanced, we now understand more about inflammation, diet and arthritis. Stem cells are potent anti-inflammatory agents, meaning they can stop the cause of pain at its source. This is the inflammatory cascade that perpetuates arthritis. An improper diet may make the inflammation worse. Most Americans gain 10 pounds per decade. This is part of the problem. The…

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What are Stem Cells?

Oct 25, 2013

paper writing service What are Stem Cells? Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl That question, “what are stem cells?” has been asked and actually answered differently over the lat several years. As our understanding of regenerative medicine has flourished, our concept of the phrase “stem cell” and what it means to convey stemness has been altered. And while the science of stem cells has breakthroughs on a regular basis, the science continues to move in leaps and bounds. We in…

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The Painful Shoulder and Stem Cells

Oct 19, 2013

The Painful Shoulder and Stem Cells  Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Shoulder pain can be a significant problem for anyone, but especially athletes. We use the shoulder for so many daily activities, that it's not until we experience severe pain or see a lack of mobility, or after shoulder surgery just how limiting the pain can be. Contrary to popular belief, shoulder surgery is far more significant than knee surgery. The loss of mobility, and the effect on the…

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Stem Cells: Dr. Lox to Present Findings on Pro Football Player Treated With Therapy

Oct 18, 2013

Dr. Lox to Present Findings on Professional Football Player Treated with Stem Cells Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Dennis M. Lox, MD,, a sports and regenerative medicine specialist, is presenting his findings on a professional football player treated with stem cells after with a failed knee meniscal surgery in Shanghai, China. write my essay Dr. Lox treated the football player with stem cell therapy after his knee surgery was unsuccessful. The outcome was a success. The pain, swelling, and…

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