Treatment Benefits

What medical conditions and pathologies are treated with HBOT?

Accepted indications for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy involve a wide range of conditions including:
Emergency Indications:
Air or Gas Embolism Decompression Sickness
Burns
Thermal Burns
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Cerebral Edema
Closed Head Injuries
Blast Crush Injury (compartment syndrome, and other acute traumatic ischemia)
Gas Gangrene
Near Electrocution
Smoke Inhalation
Selected Refractory Anaerobic Infections
Exceptional Blood Loss (Anemia)
Necrotizing Soft Tissue
Radiation Necrosis (Osteoradionecrosis and Soft Tissue Radiation Necrosis)
Side effects of Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy (related with cancer treatments)
Compromised Skin Grafts or Flaps
Gout

 

SPECIFIC NEUROLOGIC INDICATIONS

Air Embolism
Cerebral Edema (toxic encephalopathy, vasogenic, traumatic)
Spinal Cord Contusion (physiological trans-section, partial motor or sensory loss)
Early Organic Brain Syndrome
Stroke (acute, chronic)
Vegetative Coma (close head injury, hypoxic encephalopathy)
Multiple Sclerosis (acute, relapsing, remitting, chronic progressive)
Cranial Nerve Syndromes (trigeminal neuralgia, optic neuritis, vestibular disorders,
sudden deafness) Peripheral Neuropathy, Alzheimer’s Disease and Parkinson’s Disease
Orthopedic Indications
Crush Injuries
Soft Tissue Swelling (traumatic, cellulites-infection)
Compartment Syndrome
Clostridial Myonecrosis
Acute & Chronic Ostiomielitis
Fracture-non-union
Miscellaneous Indications
Peripheral Vascular Ulcer (arterial decubitus, neuropathy, venous)
Gangrene (wet & dry)
Buerger’s Disease
Diabetic Retinopathy
Retinal Artery Occlusion Retinal Vein Thrombosis
Migraine
Pseudo membranous Colitis
Rheumatoid Arthritis (acute)
Peptic Ulcer
Myocardial Infarction
Radiation Cystitis & Enteritis
Refractory Mycoses
Chronic Fatigue
Cerebral Palsy
Detoxification
Autism
Post-Polio Syndrome

Other Benefits

  • Stimulates Lymphatic Fluid Viability
  • Reduces Inflammation
  • Reduces Pain
  • Promotes Vascularization
  • Reduces Edema
  • Less Tissue Trauma
  • Enhances White Cell Function
  • Accelerates Tissue Regeneration
  • Reduction of Bruising
  • Reverses Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Reduces Early Stages of Brain Inflammation
  • Reduces Early Stages of Brain Infection
  • Alleviates Depression Symptoms
  • Stops Migraine
  • Accelerates Detoxification
  • Fights Back Anemia
  • Stimulates the Immune System
  • Fights Back Free Radicals
  • Stimulates Muscle Relaxation
  • Alleviates Muscular Ache or Pain
  • Alleviates and Reverses Psoriasis
  • Alleviates and Reverses Rash
  • Stimulates Energy
  • Reduces Stress and Anxiety
  • Fights Back Chronic Fatigue
  • Reduces Insomnia and Improves Sleep
  • Enhances Production of Nutrients and Amino-Acids for Skin Repair
  • Stimulates Production of Collagen
  • Granulates Ischemic Tissue
  • Regenerates Damaged Skin