A crush injury occurs when an intense amount of pressure is put on the body or a specific part of the body, such as the head, foot, leg, hand or arm. It can happen as a result of a car accident, natural disaster, work-place injury, or another incident involving significant impact.
Patients occasionally have a choice to go to either a hospital outpatient center or a private physician's office for certain non-emergency medical procedures, like hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT). This is unlike certain other procedures, including an MRI, for instance, where most commercial insurance companies and Medicare require their insureds visit a private diagnostic center,[…]
Chronic pain—pain that persists longer than six months—is a serious health condition affecting countless people everyday. With the ongoing opioid epidemic claiming lives and grabbing headlines across the United States, greater attention has been paid to chronic pain treatment and alternative pain management techniques.
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has been shown to naturally help those[…]
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