Atmospheric Science, Carbon Dioxide, Gas Laws, Gas Science, Hyperbaric Oxygen Technology, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Science

Carbon Dioxide and the Hyperbaric Environment

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay  Rather an unusual topic for a blog dealing with hyperbaric oxygen therapy, but one of fairly significant importance when it comes to diving breathing gas and hyperbaric chamber internal atmospheres. Divers and supervisors work with gas physics daily and of all the gasses, CO2 is among a few of the most important… Continue reading Carbon Dioxide and the Hyperbaric Environment

Atmospheric Science, Complimentary Therapy, Gas Laws, Gas Science, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Physics, Science

Physics, John Dalton and The Cumbrian Connection

Cumberland born, world renowned physicist John Dalton also known for his work in gas physics Having now come to almost the end of the seasonal commitments in the community, it seemed time to pop up with a final post or two before we shut down for the holiday season. While we continue to fundraise, or… Continue reading Physics, John Dalton and The Cumbrian Connection

Cancer Therapy, Complimentary Therapy, Cumbria, Diabetes, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Keto, Ketogenic Diet

Ketogenic Diet and HBOT – A Synergistic Effect

As we get into the final push for the community pantomime and Christmas preparations to close out the year, (and thanks to Border ITV for the coverage by the way and highlighting the community work we all do at the the theatre), short snippets are becoming the December favourite to pass on quick short and… Continue reading Ketogenic Diet and HBOT – A Synergistic Effect

Campaign, Community Health, Complimentary Therapy, Cumbria, Fundraising, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

The Who Behind The What -Website Information Update

Me in Durban Early In 2009 It recently occured to me that at the end of the day, when all else is set aside, its me that is directly asking the you, the community, to get behind a fairly big project with fairly big financial requirements for fairly big results and benefit. Potentially one you've… Continue reading The Who Behind The What -Website Information Update

emergency medicine, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Necrotising Fasciitis, Necrotising Soft Tissue Infection, NTSI, Problematic Wounds, Wound Healing

Necrotising Soft Tissue Infection – NSTI

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Staphylococcus_aureus#/media/File:Staphylococcus_aureus_VISA_2.jpg Following a request for some information on 'Necrotising Soft Tissue Infections' (NSTI's), or more commonly referred to as flesh eating bacterial infection, we scoured our own articles first, which highlighted that we don't have a specific dedicated article to this subject. We also chose the lead image as a rather benign image of Staphylococcus… Continue reading Necrotising Soft Tissue Infection – NSTI

Community Health, Complimentary Therapy, Diabetes, Healthcare, Hyperbaric Oxygen Technology, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Medical Science, NHS, NHS Commissioning, Problematic Wounds, Science, Uncategorized, Wound Healing

Type 2 Diabetes, What It Costs The NHS and How HBOT Can Help – Drawing a Line Under Diabetes.

Image by Tumisu from Pixabay  Although we have been a little quiet lately as we get more involved in seasonal preparations in the community, we are still keeping an ear to the ground for articles of interest. One such article from the Daily Mail came across our desktops this morning which is of great interest and also a… Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes, What It Costs The NHS and How HBOT Can Help – Drawing a Line Under Diabetes.

Community Health, Complimentary Therapy, Diabetes, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Hypoxia, Medical Science, NHS, Problematic Wounds, Wound Healing

Hypoxia Inducible Factor 1 & Wound healing in Diabetics

Photo by PhotoMIX Ltd. on Pexels.com It seems and age since we shared anything not related to the unfortunate Charity Commission news and the seemingly odd choice of the health authorities to ignore outright the scientific community. As they say though, onward and upward. Accordingly, albeit a short snippet, today's discussion revisits wound healing briefly,… Continue reading Hypoxia Inducible Factor 1 & Wound healing in Diabetics

Charity Commission, Community Health, Complimentary Therapy, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, NHS, Politics

The Charity Commission, The NHS, The Department of Health and The Way Forward

Following last week's social media post announcement of the refusal by the Charity Commission to register The Cumbria Hyperbaric and Complementary Therapy Trust as a charitable incorporated organisation (CIO), we release the following statement and comments regarding what we think of this decision and what we plan to do next: The long and short of… Continue reading The Charity Commission, The NHS, The Department of Health and The Way Forward

Audiology, Community Health, Complimentary Therapy, emergency medicine, Healthcare, Hearing Loss, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

HBOT & The Ears – Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss & Tinnitus

Image by Reimund Bertrams from Pixabay  Quote: "Adult onset hearing loss is the most common cause of disability globally, and the third leading cause of years lost due to disability. Moreover, adult onset hearing loss is the 15th leading cause of burden of disease and is projected to move up to 7th by the year 2030" (WHO, 2008)… Continue reading HBOT & The Ears – Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss & Tinnitus