Category: Health & Wellness

The Hidden Costs of Amputations

April is Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month. A time when we pause to remember and honor the millions living with limb loss after an amputation. When advanced wound care strategies are not applied and a wound becomes unmanageable, physicians are oftentimes forced to turn to this extreme procedure. It is traumatic for the … Continued

Ask the Expert: How can Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) help cancer patients with the delayed effects of radiation?

Q&A with Leo Raffi Doumanian, M.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Urology, Keck School of Medicine of USC, USC Institute of Urology When a patient chooses radiotherapy as their primary or adjunctive treatment modality, the first order of business is to eradicate the cancer. The effectiveness of radiotherapy for the treatment of specific cancers has been … Continued