Monthly Archives: February 2014

What is Hyperbaric Oxygen

Hyperbaric Oxygen is a therapeutic treatment in which a patient inhales pure oxygen at elevated pressure conditions. Many diseases and all injuries are associated with a lack of oxygen in tissues, known as hypoxia. HBOT provides a safe and effective … Continue reading

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Silent Wounding- Unrecognized and Untreated

It has been 7 years since I first published the following article.  What has changed? A lot of U.S. Taxpayers money has been committed to studies whose only  definitive conclusion is further studies are needed. Investigators interject themselves into ongoing … Continue reading

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Effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen on Inflammatory Response to Wound and Trauma:

There is growing interest in expanding the clinical applications for HBO2 (hyperbaric oxygen therapy) into new medical and surgical fields  The pathophysiology of response towards wounds, infection, trauma, or surgery involves various chemical mediators that include cytokines, prostaglandins (PGs), and nitric oxide (NO). … Continue reading

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