Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections
A rare but deadly type of bacterial infection, necrotizing soft tissue infections, also known as “flesh-eating bacteria,” can destroy the skin, muscles and underlying tissue. This condition can begin with a small scrape or cut that becomes infected with bacteria, then spreads to the bloodstream and rest of the body.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) can aid patients with necrotizing soft tissue infections by amplifying the effects of antibiotics, enhancing the body’s natural ability to fight off bacteria, and since some strains of bacteria are anaerobic, inhibit replication and directly kill the organism.
HBOT for Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections
HBOT benefits patients with necrotizing soft tissue infections in the following ways:
- Inhibits replication of certain bacteria
- Enhances body’s natural defense mechanisms
- Boosts the effects of antibiotics
- Kills certain bacteria
- Improves healing
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See if HBOT is Right For You
Our experienced clinical team is available to help you find out if you’re an appropriate candidate for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and to answer any additional questions about HBOT and our facilities.
You deserve the best – our mission is to achieve patient success through personalized, innovative, and compassionate care that enhances your healing potential. We do so at the lowest possible out-of-pocket cost, with only one copay and/or less coinsurance than at a hospital-based HBOT program.
Call us today at (646) 846-2081 or click the “Get Started” button to take the next step with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and learn how it can help you accelerate healing and achieve optimal health!