An avid California surfer consulted Dr. Dennis Lox at his Los Angeles (LA), California office for knee pain and stem cell therapy. The surfer was diagnosed with a knee meniscal tear. He was told he needed arthroscopic surgery. He researched Dr. Lox and regenerative medicine options, including Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and stem cell therapy. He desired to avoids knee surgery and stay competitive in his sport of surfing. He did not want the downtime associated with knee surgery, and found stem cell therapy and a Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) to be more conducive with a speedy recover the had hoped for. Though no medical procedure can be considered the same, or the same outcome, as we are dealing with human beings, with all the variables encountered with humans. Dr. Dennis Lox has treated numerous professional athletes in different sports, who failed to improve with conservative measures or even surgery. These knee pain patients consider stem cell therapy a viable option. Some of the athletes had even failed to respond to surgery and were eventually released by their team. Lack of improvement in an athlete with persistent knee pain, can mean the end of a sports career. Most athletes desire to remain in their chosen sports or return to sports competition as soon as feasible. Alternative strategies to knee surgery such as Regenerative Medicine strategies Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy may be considered a viable option for some athletes. Dr. Dennis Lox an experienced physician in Sports and Regenerative Medicine, can be essential to an athletes career or successful career longevity. In Regenerative Medicine and the use of stem cell therapy, young patients think injuries will get better, or arthritis only occurs to the older generation. The concept of post-traumatic osteoarthritis is unknown except to the experts in the world of Regenerative Medicine, and researchers in the field. Helping young athletes with injuries such as knee pain and knee meniscal tears is a common practice of Dr. Lox.
Dr. Dennis Lox adheres to educating his patients to make better informed decisions about their own health care. Dr. Dennis Lox may be reached for the evaluation of knee pain and knee meniscal tears at his Los Angeles (LA), California area office in Beverly Hills at (310) 975-7033.