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Is My Referring Physician Involved in My Hyperbaric Care?

If you have been referred for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) by your primary care physician, you may be wondering whether they will have any involvement in your HBOT treatment and care. The answer is yes. As a matter of courtesy, our hyperbaric physician will be in close communication with your referring primary care physician and keep them …

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Conditions You Can Treat Using HBOT

5 Conditions You Can Treat with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy  Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is when a patient is put in a particular room or chamber to breathe almost pure oxygen. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has seen immense growth in recent years, with several facilitiesopening up to provide the services. The Food and Drug Administration allows for the treatment of several …

Chronic Refractory Osteomyelitis

Infections in bone are hard to treat because there are not a lot of blood vessels in the bone. Antibiotics have a hard time penetrating bone. Chronic refractory osteomyelitis (CROM) is a bone infection that has not responded to conventional therapy such as antimicrobials and surgical debridement after a 6-week course of therapy. These chronic …

Sudden Hearing Loss: More Common than We Thought

Losing one of your senses needs to be addressed urgently, because once lost, it might not come back. The sudden loss of hearing in one ear should be treated as a medical emergency. Over 66,000 NEW cases of Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (ISSHL) present every year in the United States.[1] (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24232060).  This is defined …

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Radiation tissue Damage

Modern cancer treatment protocols include radiation in over 50% of cases. This has had the positive effect of increasing survival. Some of these survivors will experience the late effects of radiation. These delayed effects impact the surrounding normal tissue and become evident months to years after the treatment protocols are over. Radiation injury to these …

Frequently Asked Questions about Hyperbaric Medicine

Simply put, Hyperbaric Medicine refers to a type of medicine which incorporates an ambient pressure greater than sea level atmospheric pressure in treatments. In particular, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is a non-invasive treatment that is given to patients by delivering 100% oxygen at pressures higher than two to three times the typical atmospheric (sea level) pressure to …

The Healing Benefits Of Hyperbaric Medicine

Hyperbaric medicine is a treatment modality that applies high pressure oxygen to treat various ailments of the body. Recently, hyperbaric medicine has been gaining notice for its use as an additive therapy for a wide variety of ailments from decompression sickness to non-healing wounds. With new treatment options on the horizon, like hyperbaric oxygen therapy, the road …

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I beat cancer and now this? Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can help.

Last year an interesting article appeared in the Economist[1] that addressed the issue of what is unbearable, or what is a fate worse than death. The article written by Dr. Rubin[2] in JAMA Internal Medicine addressed the issue of how chronically ill patients viewed symptoms that were potentially worse than death. Surprisingly, at least to …