How to Heal A Crush Injury
A crush injury is not something anyone would ever expect or hope to experience, but accidents do happen. Seeking treatment quickly is important to ensure the quickest and most effective healing. What is a Crush Injury? As the name implies, a crush injury occurs when force or pressure on a body part causes trauma to […]
Why Osteoradionecrosis (ORN) Patients Should Consider HBOT
Radiation treatment has saved many cancer patients’ lives, but the long-term effects can be devastating. Osteoradionecrosis (ORN) is one such injury that can occur months or years after radiation treatments are finished. Fortunately, treatments such as hyperbaric oxygen therapy can help minimize and even reverse symptoms of ORN. What is osteoradionecrosis (ORN)? Osteoradionecrosis of the […]
May is Hyperbaric Awareness Month
HBOT Is An Effective Treatment For A Broad Spectrum Of Conditions It’s May 2022, the second anniversary of Hyperbaric Awareness Month. Recognition of the program, launched by Hyperbaric Awareness USA and the Hyperbaric Aware campaign, was first adopted in 2021: “Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is a treatment option for wounds, infections, or injuries that have […]
4 Healing Food Essentials That Promote Wound Healing
What you eat plays a significant role in how your body functions on a day-to-day basis. Many people, however, don’t think about how the food they eat affects their body’s wound healing process. Eating a balanced diet of healing foods can help your body heal more quickly and effectively. What Food Essentials Are Good For […]
How Wound Healing Changes with the Aging Process
The aging process brings with it a handful of unexpected challenges. As our bodies change over time, often, our bodies take longer to do things. Maybe we feel stiffer for longer after exercise, or perhaps our digestive system becomes sluggish over time. Our body’s natural healing abilities start to slow with age and even the […]
Can HBOT Treatment Help with Hearing Loss?
How can HBOT Treatment Help with Hearing Loss? Hearing loss can be attributed to any number of causes. Research shows that incidences of sudden hearing loss range between 11 to 77 cases for every 100,000 individuals each year. However, before you start looking into treatment options, such as hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), it’s essential to […]
How HBOT Effectively Treats Brain Injuries
Brain injuries are frightening; there’s no doubt about that. Treating the brain is challenging, and healing is unpredictable. What we do know, however, is that brain cells need oxygen to survive and to function properly. Brain trauma disrupts the flow of oxygen to the parts of the brain that have been damaged. And this can […]
Do I Need a Doctor Referral for HBOT Therapy?
Have you found that making an appointment with your general practitioner so that they can refer you to a specialist can be a waste of time and money? A recent article in the British Health Service Journal (HSJ) addresses this very topic, suggesting that self-referral has many benefits to patient care, waiting times, and capacity. […]
What You Should Know About HBOT Wound Care
Do you need to speed up the healing of a wound? Maybe you have an injury that hasn’t healed after many weeks. Well, it’s time to look into Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) and its many benefits. The first thing to know about hyperbaric wound care is that exposing your body to 100% oxygen while under […]
What are the Side Effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy?
If you’re looking into doing hyperbaric oxygen therapy because you perhaps have a non-healing wound, thermal burn, or maybe chronic pain, you are on the right track. HBOT is excellent at speeding up the healing of many kinds of wounds. As with any medical treatment, it’s a good idea to consider the potential hyperbaric oxygen […]