Join us here every weekend (okay, so some weeks we get caught playing catch-up) for fresh hyperbaric oxygen therapy news from around the web and social networks.
A retrospective study out of Turkey, published this week in European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, finds that HBOT combined with steroids was effective in the emergency treatment of idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss (ISSNHL).
Salt Lake Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine (Salt Lake City UT) has filed for Chapter 11 protection with the US Bankruptcy Court.
Forouz Jowkar joins the Hyperbaric Medical Center of New Mexico (Santa Fe NM).
Saskatchewan laments the loss of "the only privately owned hyperbaric chamber in the province" without describing the chamber or questioning its dubious history of service.
The Wound Care Institute at Lehigh Regional Medical Center (Lehigh Acres FL) boasts impressively high cure rates.
A 48-year-old "long-term pain survivor" and active leader in the CRPS/RSD community shares his HBOT experiences on the Pain Is A Four Letter Word blog.
A young wife tells of her husband's long recovery and hyperbaric oxygen treatments by Dr Paul Harch for IED brain injury and PTSD in the Wife Of A Wounded Soldier blog.
A 44-year-old woman enjoys success with HBOT for diabetic foot ulcers at Charlton Memorial Hospital (Fall River MA). Television news story here.
Harry Carson, former New York Giants linebacker and NFL Hall of Famer, gets HBOT for postconcussion syndrome at the PR savvy Hyperbaric Therapy USA (Newtown Square PA).
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy helps an 18-year-old with cerebral palsy achieve his dream of competing in the 2010 Special Olympics Summer Games in London, Ontario.
NEW HBOT CENTERS
The Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at Tri-City Medical Center (Vista CA) comes to our attention with news it will open a second facility in Carlsbad CA this October.
St Joseph's Hospital (Chippewa Falls WI) has raised funds to open a wound care and hyperbaric medicine center with Diversified Clinical Services by the end of the year.
The story of a 3-year-old girl battling leukemia and flesh-eating bacterial infection draws our attention to the wound care services at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital (Fort Worth TX).
Paradise Valley Hospital (National City CA) offers wound healing and hyperbaric medicine services, new to us.
Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic (Clifton Springs NY) offers HBOT with wound care services.