Judy Loar Knee With Stem Cells, 8 WFLA News, Stem Cell Therapy

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Stem cell therapy helps Tampa Bay patient after knee surgery When Judy Loar, 68, could not bear t... Show more

Stem cell therapy helps Tampa Bay patient after knee surgery
When Judy Loar, 68, could not bear to walk any longer due to excruciating pain in both of her knees from degenerative joint disease, she did what most people in her condition do, she went in for a surgical knee replacement.At that time, Loar encountered a near death experience on the operating table, as a result of complications from surgery. "I almost died, I spent 11 days in the ICU," Loar said.After being released, there was the added disappointment when Loar found out her knee cap had been set incorrectly. Going through surgery again to fix her other knee was not an option, so Loar started researching other alternatives to ease the agony of bone-on-bone friction caused by her condition."I really did my research, because I knew I could go through another major surgery," said Loar who became a patient of Dr. Dennis Lox.Dr. Lox is the founder and medical director of Tampa-based Florida Spine and Sports Medicine Ce  Show less

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