Peripheral nerve trauma refers to the injuries received by the peripheral nerves of the body. In mild injury cases, only the nerve fibers may have got damaged with little compression of the insulation tissue that lies above them. In case of severe injury to the nerves, the nerves and the tissues around it are badly damaged to an extent that sensation is lost in the area.
Did you know that 30% of COVID infected patients suffer from some kind of long term symptoms? In the UK alone, approximately 20 lakhs people are suffering from long covid symptoms that include brain fog, inability to concentrate, fatigue, weakness, loss of taste or smell, myocarditis etc.
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy following PCP is associated with faster recovery as assessed by both patients and caregivers. So far, HBOT was mainly used in the treatment of problematic or chronic wounds. Our study suggests expanding the indications in which hyperbaric oxygen treatment is applicable and recommended
Flesh eating bacteria (also called necrotizing fasciitis) is a one of kind skin infection, typically caused by an injury or cut on the skin. The bacteria responsible for the infection is ‘Group A Streptococcus Bacteria (GAS)’ and it thrives by eating the skin and the tissue below it.
Peripheral artery disease (also called peripheral arterial disease) is a condition wherein the arteries that supply blood to different parts of the body get clogged as a result of which the destination organ, typically legs, receive little blood flow. Lower flow of blood to legs (and hands) can cause pain.
Skin grafting is a surgical procedure that involves taking skin from one part of the body to replace lost or damaged skin on a different area. In free-transfer grafts procedure only a partial thickness of skin is taken from the ‘donor’ site to replace the damaged skin. In the rotation flaps procedure, complete thickness of skin is taken.
HBOT improves the penetration of antibiotics into the bone and stimulates osteogenesis. It has been noted that when the bones are infected, they are supplied with quite less amounts of oxygen than required.
If the symptoms of covid persist for several weeks or months even after testing negative for the disease, the condition is called ‘long covid’ and the worst part is, no one knows how long the long covid symptoms will last in an individual.
The evidence that HBOT is an acceptable, feasible adjunct warrants future trials to determine more conclusively effects on withdrawal symptoms associated with methadone dose taper.
Remember that depression is a treatable condition and by including HBOT in their therapies, there can be surprisingly positive results in your condition that can bring back your normal or even better life back!