Oxygen-ozone Therapy Effective for Hard-to-treat Finger, Toe Ulcers

Oxygen-ozone Therapy Effective for Hard-to-treat Finger, Toe Ulcers

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Oxygen-ozone Therapy Effective for Hard-to-treat Finger, Toe Ulcers

Targeted oxygen-ozone therapy effectively reduced digital ulcers — open sores on the fingers or toes — that had proven resistant to standard treatment in people with systemic sclerosis (SSc), a small study shows. In this complementary treatment, an ozone/oxygen mixture is delivered to the ulcerated area via a special bag covering the affected fingers or toes. The therapy also was found to work better than standard medication alone at improving patients’ hand mobility and their…

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