Category Archives: Problematic Wounds

Necrotising Soft Tissue Infection – NSTI

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 Aureus, one of a few bacteria

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

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 source of great frustration to us. It

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Hypoxia Inducible Factor 1 & Wound healing in Diabetics

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, with further support from the aforementioned science fraternity in the form

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Genetics, Oxidative Stress and Endothelial Growth

Today’s snippet article only just touches on the subject of genetics. This is a field often beyond what most practitioners and chamber personnel need to be concerned with. It is interesting science though. As we know genetic expression underlies biological function. Things like transcription factors and proteins which trigger genetic regulation are what drive whether a gene is “switched on”

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Spreading The Word of Others

What began as a few lines in a Facebook post to introduce a paper recently published in the US became a little long winded, so is better shared as a “snippet article”. On occasion we take a break from writing and do some reading of what others have written. When we write, we do try to write for the patient

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Wound Healing

Presenting a slightly shorter read today we address wound healing, especially problematic wound healing. We have refrained from posting graphic images of before and after wound scenarios, but these are available. In many books and papers there are comparative images taken before and after HBOT directly illustrating the improvement. Empirical evidence so to speak. We can certainly direct you to

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