Monthly Archives: November 2009

Brown recluse spider bite

Every week I scour the medical literature to keep abreast of new findings about traumatic brain injury, stroke, cerebral palsy and autism, among other things, that are of interest to the hyperbaric medicine community.  I knew that sooner or later … Continue reading

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New study of severe traumatic brain injury and hyperbaric oxygen

The patients we see at Atlanta Hyperbaric who are referred for hyperbaric oxygen therapy for traumatic brain injury, are usually patients who are suffering the long, lingering effects of mild to moderate head trauma.  Our typical patient was involved in … Continue reading

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Retinal artery occlusion: Update

A couple of months back, a patient with retinal artery occlusion (“RAO”) was referred to Atlanta Hyperbaric for hyperbaric oxygen therapy (“HBOT”) as her final hope to regain some vision. At that time, I discussed the available medical science in … Continue reading

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Hyperbaric oxygen for Bell’s Palsy

This week a patient came to Atlanta Hyperbaric seeking treatment for Bell’s Palsy.  Hyperbaric oxygen is rarely considered as a therapeutic measure for Bell’s Palsy, but should be. Bell’s Palsy is an acute neuropathy of the facial nerve.  Here are … Continue reading

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Hyperbaric oxygen, stroke and migraine

I’ve been treating stroke, cerebral palsy and  other patients with neurological problems at Atlanta Hyperbaric & Wound Care Clinic, LLC since the mid-1990’s.  I’ve seen so many good results with hyperbaric oxygen treatment of neurologic injury patients it always anguishes … Continue reading

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