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May 23

TOBI Faculty Publications: April 2017

Below is a resource of all April 2017 regenerative medicine publications authored by TOBI Speakers and Faculty, including alumni faculty. Each month, we compile a list with links and brief summaries of all new research and studies to keep TOBI community members informed and on the cutting edge of regenerative medicine research. Studies are listed alphabetically by TOBI Faculty names. If you are a TOBI Faculty member or alumni and would like your publications included in the TOBI monthly publications...

May 17

Lyftogt Perineurial Injection Treatment (P.I.T.): Interview with Dr. Steven Sampson

This treatment, first discovered and later further developed by Dr. John Lyftogt, MD, New Zealand, consists of a series of small volume injections of D5W subcutaneously targeting painful superficial nerves (neurogenic pain). D5W (dextrose 5% in sterile water) has a strong safety profile and is used in hospitals for varying indications worldwide. P.I.T. may be an effective treatment for painful conditions due to sport and occupation or other chronic non-malignant pain related issues. It involves first making an accurate diagnosis of the...

Apr 19

Orthobiologics in the NFL: TOBI Interviews Gosder Cherilus

With the 2017 NFL draft around the corner, TOBI had the opportunity to discuss orthobiologics and regenerative medicine with recently retired Tampa Bay Buccaneers Gosder Cherilus. Gosder played in the NFL for 9 seasons with over 116 starts with the Detroit Lions, Indianapolis Colts, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. While playing in the NFL, Gosder sustained a number of injuries to his fingers, shoulders, knees, and hip. A study was recently published about NFL athletes like Gosder experiencing multiple orthopedic and...