How Wound Healing Changes with the Aging Process

person holding foot

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 […]

How Your Diet Affects Wound Healing

proper diet for wound healing

What you eat plays a significant role in how your body functions on a day-to-day basis. However, many people don’t think about how their diet management affects their body’s wound healing process. How Does Diet Management Affect Wound Healing? A healthy diet is a necessary piece of the puzzle for wound healing and maintaining your […]

Can HBOT Treatment Help with Hearing Loss?

Sudden Sensorineural 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

Delayed Radiation Injury

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?

referral from a docotr

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

hyperbaric chamber benefits

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?

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 […]

How to Speed Up Wound Healing

Arterial Wound Healing

Everything we do these days is faster than it used to be. The same goes for how we want our bodies to heal. We want to get back to 100% as soon as possible. But if you’ve recently undergone surgery or you have a stubborn wound and are having a difficult time healing, there are […]

How to Improve Poor Circulation With Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

improving poor circulation

It’s not just your major organs that keep your body alive, alert, and thriving. It’s also the 60,000 miles of blood vessels winding their way through your entire body in the form of arteries and veins. Those blood vessels work with muscles to control and support healthy blood circulation. Blood travels through arteries to carry oxygen and […]

The Powerful Effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

hyperbaric oxygen therapy for carbon monoxide poisoning

Carbon monoxide is the ultimate silent killer. It lurks in nearly every home but has no smell, no taste, and no sound. Every year, at least 20,000 people visit the emergency room for carbon monoxide exposure and more than 400 patients die as a result. If you’re accidentally exposed to carbon monoxide, immediate medical attention can make […]