Category Archives: Wounds

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Speeds Recovery from Venemous Bite for Hero

As we have posted before, hyperbaric oxygen therapy isn’t just for humans! Read below the story of a heroic black lab who intervened between his human and a poisonous water moccasin snake in Kissimmee, Florida and is currently receiving treatment … Continue reading

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Young girl recovers with the help of HBOT after dog attack

A young Florida girl was mauled by a friend’s dog during a sleepover resulting in the loss of her lips and part of her nose.  Her doctors are using hyperbaric oxygen therapy to aid in her recovery. Read more and … Continue reading

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HBTUSA attends Goldfarb Podiatric Conference

Staff from HBTUSA recently presented and exhibited at the 39th annual Goldfarb Clinical Conference for Podiatrists, a continuing education symposium, that took place at the Valley Forge Convention Center.  Medical director, Patrick L. Elliott, DO, FACS presented a lecture on … Continue reading

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Helps Diabetics Heal

CNN news report chronicles a diabetic patient’s successful outcome using Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy to overcome a life-threatening infection that began with a broken toe.  To view video, click here.

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With Diabetes, Save a Leg, Save a Life

CNN news reported the statistics and importance of early intervention and treatment for diabetic foot ulcers. “Right now, 18.8 million adults and children in the U.S. have diabetes. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 7 million people … Continue reading

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HBTUSA Medical Director to Lecture on HBOT for Chronic Diabetic Ulcers

Pat Elliott, M.D., F.A.C.S. will lecture on Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in the Treatment of Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers on March 24, 2011 as part of a continuing education presentation for area podiatrists.  The meeting is co-sponsored by The Goldfarb Foundation … Continue reading

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Saves Limbs

Statistics indicate 16 million people in the U.S. with diabetes will be hospitalized with a foot complication at some time during the course of their disease with many requiring amputation.  Studies show that for patients with diabetic foot ulcers, Hyperbaric … Continue reading

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