2021 Research Goals
Check out Napa Medical Research Foundation’s goals for 2021:
Ultrasound-guided Cervical Facet Joint Injection Technique, to be submitted to Spine Journal or Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine.
Resolution of Hindfoot Pain in Children (Sever’s Disease) with Eccentric Training – to be submitted to American Journal of Sports Medicine.
Ultrasound-guided Carpal Tunnel Release using the Sonex Device, to be submitted to Journal of Neurosurgery or Hand (medical journal).
Platelet Rich Plasma for Discogenic Pain – case series of over 450 patients to be submitted to Spine Journal or PMR.
Platelet Quantification using Different Methods – to be submitted to Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine or Blood (medical journal).
ACL Research Study
Publicity and recruitment of patients; research Nitrous Oxide (laughing gas) system to improve comfort during the procedures
New Cervical Facet Study
Double Blind Randomized Controlled Trial of Intra-Articular Cervical Facet PRP Injections for Chronic Neck Pain after Whiplash Injury.
New SIRVA Study
Double Blind Randomized Controlled Trial of Ultrasonic Aspiration and Debridement for Chronic Vaccination-Related Shoulder Dysfunction.
New Disc Study
Assessment of Growth of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Human Annulus Fibrosus and Nucleus Pulposus using a BioReactor.
New Osteoarthritis Study
Assessment of Stromal Vascular Fraction Cells for Treatment of Osteoarthritis.