Ozone therapy is a treatment in which pure, medical grade ozone is added in the body to increase the amount of oxygen in the body. The therapy uses ozone to help in healing.
How Does Ozone Therapy Work?
Human body continuously heals and renews itself. But sometimes, very harmful substances in the body create difficulties in the healing process. Ozone which is a highly reactive form of oxygen creates a positive response in the body. This response stimulates the body to remove the impediments and start healing and regenerating itself.
It is mainly used to treat diabetic wounds, bed sores, intractable wounds, burns or venous ulcers and non-healing external wounds. It also helps in cellular metabolism of oxygen, inactivation of bacteria and fungi, boosting the immune system in infectious diseases as well as in stimulating growth in damaged joints and degenerative discs.
What Does Ozone Therapy Test Include?
Ozone therapy application varies as per the diagnosis. Ozone is a highly reactive form of oxygen, it cannot be stored and is always prepared fresh using medical grade oxygen. In external wounds or ulcers, the therapy is given in one of the following ways depending on the type and severity of the wound.
- Bagging the affected wound
- Cupping the affected wound
- Ozonated water soaks
- Ozonated oil applications