Traumatic brain injury focus of Free HBO seminar on 15 Be December

Jackson, Tennessee (PRWEB) 5 December 2011 Anyone curious about hyperbaric oxygen therapy, as it can help a variety of health conditions, are invited...

Jackson, Tennessee (PRWEB) 5 December 2011

Anyone curious about hyperbaric oxygen therapy, as it can help a variety of health conditions, are invited to a free seminar at the Tennessee Hyperbaric Center on Thursday of December. 15 6:00 focusing primarily on traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder this month, participants will be provided by the Navy League of the United States available to watch a video, participate in a question-and-answer session and tour the Tennessee Hyperbaric Center. The center, which is operated by Medical Director Dr. Roy Schmidt is with the Pain Specialist Center on 15 Stonebridge in Jackson.

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO) is the only FDA-approved non-hormonal treatment for biological repair and regeneration of human tissue. Its off-label use, a variety of conditions including closed head injury / concussion, stroke, cerebral palsy, autism, Lyme disease, peripheral neuropathy syndromes / diabetes, reflex sympathetic dystrophy / complex regional pain syndrome, migraine headaches and helping others.

Schmidt and Kristi Hogg, patient connection in the middle, had opportunities to discuss these applications in a number of places. On 9 November Schmidt presented a one-hour CEU training session in Memphis. His topic was assigned, the treatment of traumatic brain injury with hyperbaric oxygen therapy. He outlined the history of HBO and passed several studies, including one from Louisiana State University performed for wounded soldiers with chronic TBI.

Schmidt discussed the number of TBI and post-traumatic stress syndrome injuries that soldiers are confronted by the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. The veteran suicide rate is 120 per week, and there are no FDA-approved drug for the treatment of TBI. The approved only for post-traumatic stress disorder medications are Zoloft and Paxil. Schmidt stressed the urgency of addressing these requirements.

The National Brain Injury Rescue and Rehabilitation Clinical Trial studied in order to help these veterans to gather important data. Has registered The Tennessee Hyperbaric Center to participate in this study.

Hogg spoke to the star center-Mother Support Group meeting on 18 October. She shared the story of Mayci, her 11-year-old daughter, mitochondrial disorders and autism fights. Mayci was blind, experienced failure to thrive and fought until it has received epileptic seizures HBO treatments three years ago.

their familys experiences, Hogg has a parent advocate for the International Hyperbaric Association. She has also founded Mayci Miracle Fund, a West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation funds to high-quality medical needs and therapy for individuals and educational support for patients and their families. At the national conference in 2011 AutismOne, Hogg received most parents Inspiration Award, which reach her to even more people allowed through magazines and radio interviews. As a patient liaison for the Tennessee Hyperbaric Center, Hogg HBO offers information, schedules and support consultations with travel and accommodation logistics cooperation with others on the staff needs to meet each patient.

Hogg said, Our family has by HBO, the generosity of others and those who have given us hope that was when things seemed overwhelming blessed. Anything I can do to reach out to others is to pay just my little way forward. Hogg interacts with specific needs of patients and their families locally and around the world. She shares medical references, gluten-free/casein-free nutritional information, fundraising tips and encouragement.

While the Tennessee Hyperbaric Center plans to host free to on-site seminars each third Thursday at 06.00 clock, Schmidt and Hogg will continue to speak to groups, such as opportunities arise. Schmidt is for an interview on Radio-brain injury on 5 Scheduled in December at 9 clock, and Hogg is on 10 January to talk about the Jackson Exchange Club.

Tennessee Hyperbaric Center six-person chamber certified by the State of Tennessee and FDA 510 (k)-cleared. In the chamber, patients breathe 100% oxygen under pressure medical. This process drives oxygen into cells, reviving or helping them function. An additional effect is the growth of new blood vessels, and long-term therapeutic benefits. For more information by calling 731-660-2056, e-mail info (at) hyperbaric oxygen therapies (dot) com or go online to and Hyperbaric available.

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