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Dr. Lox on Bodybuilding, Weightlifting and Shoulder Arthritis Pain

Oct 08, 2018

Athletes and Weightlifting Weightlifting, Shoulder Pain and Aging Dennis M. Lox, MD,, a Sports and Regenerative Medicine expert discusses athletes shoulder pain from weightlifting, sports exercises, and how to find knee pain relief with so many confusing options and opinions. Shoulder Problems Often many aspects of the shoulder are problems. The rotator cuff, the glenoid labrum, the shoulder joint may be arthritic, the biceps may be worn, a ligament may be torn, or a bone spur may be hitting a…

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Dr. Dennis Lox Talks Stem Cells on ABC News with Teen Soccer Player with AVN

Jan 21, 2018

Dr. Lox Featured on ABC News Morning Blend Segment To Discuss Stem Cell Therapy When To Choose Stem Cell Treatment Over Surgery?  Natasha was first interviewed as a 14-year-old diagnosed with avascular necrosis (AVN) of the navicular bone in her foot. She failed to improve with conservative care and was told that the only course of treatment was an ankle fusion.  Ankle fusion was an unacceptable course of action as Natasha refused to give up soccer. Dr. Lox treated her in…

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Kung Fu Master Opts For Shoulder Pain, Supraspinatus Tear and Stem Cells with Dr. Lox

May 18, 2017

Dr. Lox has treated many martial artists with stem cell therapy. It is interesting to see the older wiser ones who are unassuming, and one would never know that they are highly trained individuals. They are mild-mannered and would rather walk away from trouble than create a problem. This 60-year-old patient was very interesting as well. He was an undefeated high school wrestler, who turned down a college scholarship to wrestle at Nebraska. Instead, he wanted to make money right…

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Hip AVN may be bilateral (both hips) or may occur in the hip and knee.

Jun 25, 2013

HIP AVN AND STEM CELLS Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl   Avascular necrosis (AVN) of the hip is the most frequent site of avascular necrosis. Avascular necrosis (AVN) occurs when the blood supply to the hip becomes disrupted and a portion of the hip bone (femur) dies. AVN is sometimes referred to as osteonecrosis, aseptic necrosis, and ischemic necrosis. AVN is seen with trauma when the blood supply is disrupted. Other times there is no clear reason for the…

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Elbow Pain and Arthritis after Surgery, Treatment Options

May 14, 2013

Elbow Pain and Arthritis after Surgery, Treatment Options When things don’t improve after elbow surgery, arthritis may be one potential complication. Surgery is often preformed after elbow trauma, and surgery imparts more trauma to the elbow region which may further accelerate arthritis development. Minimizing further elbow joint trauma, continued repetitive joint stress or biomechanical overload may help prevent further elbow arthritis development. Regenerative Medicine therapies may address chronic elbow pain and dysfunction, by utilizing tissue repair and regeneration models of…

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Shoulder Pain in a Patient’s Only Functional Arm, Treated With PRP and Stem Cells

May 01, 2013

     Shoulder Pain in a Patient’s Only Functional Arm, Treated With PRP and Stem Cells Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl   Shoulder pain is bad enough. Imagine if you only had one functional arm and that shoulder was going bad with arthritis. That is exactly the situation Dennis M. Lox, MD, faced. The patient had injured his dominant arm in a severe motorcycle accident, paralyzingly the nerve in the arm. This left him with only one functional arm, his…

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Stem Cells for Your Brain? Skin Therapy not so fast for your Knee

Apr 24, 2013

Stem Cells for Your Brain? Skin Therapy not so fast for your Knee Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl The magazine Popular Science ran on it’s cover Stem Cells for All. The issue predicted stem cell breakthroughs for 2013. The article based this assertion on an earlier announced  study that transformed skin cells into neurons. The ability to turn abundant skin cells into another tissue is a energized topic as, this total or totipotent ability is what embryonic stem cells…

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Your (Over) Weight and Your Knee

Apr 16, 2013

Your (Over) Weight and Your Knee Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, fl    I am often asked by patients what can be done for my arthritis? This is very prevalent in the knee. A glaring reality is that our society is overweight. The average American gains 10 pounds per decade. This translates to greater stress reactions on the weight bearing surface of the knee. The two bones which articulate to form the hinge knee joint are separated by cartilage and…

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New Cure for Baldness? Cytokines, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Same as Joint Therapy

Apr 16, 2013

New Cure for Baldness? Cytokines, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Same as Joint Therapy Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl     Researchers have discovered that a cytokine Prostaglandin D2 might be the stimulus for balding. Researchers did not initially expect to see the association of inflammation and balding, however as more information is amassed as to the profound effects of inflammation on our bodies it is not completely a surprise. Specific PGD2 blockers are being developed. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) has…

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Professional Football: Knee Meniscal Tears, Surgery, and Stem Cells

Apr 02, 2013

Professional Football: Knee Meniscal Tears, Surgery, and Stem Cells Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Professional football is of course a grueling sport. Injury reports are part of the landscape. Knee injuries are common. Regenerative Medicine has arrived and the ability to incorporate procedures such as Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy into the treatment and rehabilitation of professional football players who have sustained a torn knee meniscus has provided a useful treatment outlet. Meniscal tears have a variety of…

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