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Dr Joe Maroon Receives Award from NFL Physicians Society

The NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) awarded the Arthur C. Rettig Award for Academic Excellence to Joseph C. Maroon, MD, neurosurgeon for the Pittsburgh Steelers for 38 years. His research was presented at the NFLPS scientific meeting during the 2022 NFL Scouting Combine in a presentation, “The Use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Treatment (HBOT) for Post-Concussion Syndrome, PTSD and Physical Performance Enhancement.” The prestigious award is given annually to an NFL team physician for academic excellence in research in advancing the health and safety of players in the NFL. Read More
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Concussions and Mental Health in Youth

As this study from Canada shows, Concussions can lead to mental health problems in youth. It has clear from years that untreated brain wounds cause disruptions in health: mental, physical, emotional, behavioral, etc. Parents and Students do not have to sit idly by, hoping that time will “heal” the wound. Read More
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SEEKING VETERANS WITH DIABETIC FOOT ULCERS (DFUs) WHO HAVE BEEN TREATED IN THE PAST OR ARE CURRENTLY RECEIVING OR SEEKING TREATMENT

If you are a Veteran diagnosed with a Diabetic Foot Ulcer (DFU) or had an amputation resulting from diabetes, weRead more Read More
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New Israeli Study: Hyperbaric Oxygenation Can Dramatically Reduce PTSD Symptoms

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy improves symptoms, brain’s microstructure and functionality in veterans with treatment resistant post-traumatic stress disorder: A prospective, randomized, controlled trial Read More
The moderator was former Army Captain Greg Washington who fought in Afghanistan and Iraq. (7News)
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Conference addresses why so many veterans are dying by suicide, how to save them

At a conference, in person and virtual, the question why do so many veterans are dying by suicide and what more can be done to abate the problem. Dr Robert Beckman of the organization TreatNOW argues that a lot of mental illness that leads to suicide is the result of physical maladies inside the brain that could have been cured. He calls for Hyperbaric oxygenation of the brain, essentially, flushing the brain with oxygen to clear and heal potentially wounded areas. Read More
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DR. Joe Maroon on HBOT for Anti-Aging

Dr. Joe Maroon, Pittsburgh Steelers team neurosurgeon, triathlete, IMPACT entrepreneur, Concussion expert, researcher, author, and now patient, he has now written of his new adventure, his participation in HBOT-for-anti-aging treatment at Florida’s Aviv Hyperbaric Clinic.

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VETERAN SUICIDE PREVENTION AND BRAIN-WOUND HEALING: 2021 UPDATE

TreatNOW Coalition efforts have a central message: DoD and the VA should immediately treat brain-wounded Warriors with Hyperbaric Oxygenation and other proven alternative therapies to stop the suicide and opioid overdose epidemics and bolster readiness imperiled by mental health problems. Read More
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REMEMBER: SUICIDE PREVENTION INVOLVES BRAIN WOUND HEALING

Suicide is like that: in an instant, it’s too late. Daily we’re at the 11th hour for too many veterans. But the sense of urgency on the part of the US Government is woeful. Even Congress has passed laws demanding ACTION to end the suicide epidemic, but one waits in vain for ACTION. Lest we forget: the suicide and opioid overdose rates among service members are at Epidemic proportions.

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