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Professional Wrestler with Knee and Shoulder Arthritis

Mar 01, 2019

Professional Wrestler 6’4” and 350 Pounds, Not your Average Patient Dennis M. Lox M.D. has treated many elite athletes. Professional wrestlers often are plagued with chronic injuries later in their careers, including knee and shoulder arthritis. This professional wrestler was a living example of knee and shoulder pain with arthritis.  Repetitive trauma, prior surgery, and advancing age all predispose to degenerative joint arthritis. Dr. Lox has lectured at National and International Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Scientific Medical Conferences, with…

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Knee AVN In a Lupus Patient Desires Knee Stem Cell Therapy with Dr. Lox

Jan 11, 2019

Knee AVN Knee AVN or Avascular Necrosis from Lupus is less common than AVN of the hip, however patients do consult and discuss Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Therapy for Knee AVN with Dennis M. Lox M.D. This patient had Lupus for years, and then developed knee pain of unknown origin. It took many specialists to finally diagnose knee AVN. By this time no one had any ideas for her expect when her knee wore out to get a knee…

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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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Tennis Player with Rotator Cuff Tear: To Operate or Stem Cells?

Apr 23, 2014

Tennis Player with Rotator Cuff Tear: To Operate or Stem Cells? Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Dennis M. Lox, MD, is a Sports and Regenerative Medicine expert. He has treated his share of Tennis players with shoulder problems. The most frequent complaints are supraspinatus tears – also known as a rotator cuff tear (one of the 4 rotator cuff tendons), impingement syndrome, and glenoid Labrum tears. All difficult surgeries, each very painful with lengthy recoveries. Not good options at…

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Dr. Dennis Lox consulted

Jan 30, 2014

Dennis M. Lox, MD, consulted for Knee Stem Cells from Malaysia Dennis M. Lox, MD, consulted for Knee Stem Cells from Malaysia. Dr. Lox is frequently consulted for a variety of knee disorders. Often it is for alternatives to knee surgery. This case was a football player from Malaysia, who injured his knee meniscus, failed to improve, and was recommended for a second knee meniscal surgery. The second procedure was for the same condition, a lateral meniscal tear. Lateral meniscal…

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96-Year-Old Reduces Chronic Low Back Pain with Stem Cell Treatment

Oct 23, 2013

96-Year-Old Reduces Chronic Low Back Pain with Stem Cell Treatment Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl A 96-year-old patient with chronic low back had failed to improve with today’s “traditional” and “conservative” measures. These treatments included the usual barrage of tactics: anti-inflammatory drugs, pain medications, physical therapy. It was not believed by her providers that she was a candidate for surgery. Regardless of this, her low back pain wasn’t getting any better. She traveled from a far away state to…

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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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Treating Knee Osteoarthritis With Stem Cells

Oct 11, 2013

Treating Knee Osteoarthritis With Stem Cells Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl The average discussion between a patient and their orthopedics surgeon typically goes along these lines: “…come back and see me when it's bad enough, and we will replace your knee joint.” This happens all too often. Some patients, frustrated with this kind of advice and suggested course of treatment, seek alternative measures for themselves. Regenerative medicine options, including Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy, offer an…

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Shoulder Pain and Stem Cells

Oct 02, 2013

The Painful Shoulder and Stem Cells Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Shoulder pain can be a significant problem for anyone, especially athletes and those with physically demanding jobs. The shoulder is used for so many daily activities it is not realized until it becomes injured, or after shoulder surgery just how limiting the pain can be. Shoulder surgery is much more significant than knee surgery. The loss of mobility, and the effect on the simplest of activities including dressing…

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I Can’t Find a Male Friend with a Cane (Knee Replacement vs. Stem Cell Therapy)

Sep 13, 2013

I Can’t Find  a Male Friend With a Cane Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl “I can’t find a male friend with a cane.”  This is an interesting statement that we hear more often than people realize .  No patients, none that we know of, want to live their lives in constant pain and disability. The pain and disability to results from age and injury to our joints can seriously impede the ability to enjoy life to its fullest –…

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