HYPERBARIC OXYGEN THERAPY

WHAT IS HYPERBARIC OXYGEN THERAPY

It is simply oxygen therapy. When you breathe oxygen (O2) inside a hyperbaric chamber, the natural state of O2 does not change. However, the increased pressure just allows O2 to get into tissues more efficiently and effectively, hence speeding up the body's natural ability to heal. Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy has been used for more than three decades as an adjunct medical treatment for a variety of medical conditions. So by definition HBOT is; The use of oxygen at greater-than-normal-atmosphere pressure to force oxygen into the body tissues and thus provide healing.

HOW DOES HBOT WORK

Scientific evidence indicates strongly that oxygen administered under appropriate pressure is a remarkable and versatile treatment. Most diseases affect an area's microcirculation, the circulation through the capillaries that connect arteries to veins. The damage results in a loss of oxygen to the tissues. The use of normal-pressure oxygen forces oxygen into the red blood cells, which usually carry oxygen into the blood plasma, the liquid part of the blood stream, which normally doesn't carry the life-giving gas. By forcing oxygen into the plasma and not just the red blood cells, HBOT can bring oxygen to areas of the body in which circulation has been impaired. In addition oxygen is able to dissolve not only in the plasma but in all the body's fluid, such as the lymphatic system, the fluid surrounding the brain and spine, as well as in bone marrow.

OXYGEN OUR ESSENTIAL ELEMENT

Oxygen flowing through the blood brings about proper reactions within the body that results in energy productions. Energy is required for circulations, respiration, digestion, proper brain function and constant body temperature. The correct amount of oxygen is essential for proper body function. When there is diminished oxygen in the body, all of its components function less efficiently.

HOW LONG ARE MY SESSIONS

Generally sessions last between 30-60 minutes. Sessions may be administered daily, weekly or bimonthly depending on the type of condition being treated.

ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS

Mild temporary side effects may occur such as increased pressure in the ears. Mild HBOT is safe, noninvasive and works well with other treatments.

CONDITIONS WHICH BENEFIT FROM HBOT

  • Autism

  • Cerebral Palsy

  • Near Drowning

  • Electrocution

  • Sports Injuries

  • Migraine and Cluster Headache

  • Circulatory Problems

  • Decompression Sickness

  • Bells Palsy

  • Edema

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

  • Stroke

  • Cosmetic Surgery Healing (Shortens recovery time by 1/3-1/2, and reduces swelling and pain)

  • Collagen Repair

  • Sports and Soft Tissue Injuries

  • Myofacial Pain

  • Tendon and Ligament Injury

  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)

  • Lupus

  • Ulcerative Colitis

  • ADD/ ADHD

  • Diabetic Ulcers

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Osteoporosis

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

  • And Many More...

CONTRADICTIONS 

A person experiencing the following conditions MAY NOT receive HBOT.

  •  Change in certain medications

  • Pregnancy

  • Ear/Sinus Infection

  • Cold or Flu

  • Diarrhea

  • Nasal or Chest Congestion

  • Nausea or Vomiting

  • High Fever

  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

  • History of Spontaneous Pneumothorax

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

  • Seizure Disorder

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