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“I’m going to ask my doctor about this. . .”

We hear this comment from patients who learn about the availability of hyperbaric medicine every day. It is never a bad thing to ask your regular physician about many concerns such as diet choices, potential allergies, medications (particularly combinations of medications and/or supplements), and a wide range of issues that can affect your health.

By | 2020-07-17T09:50:38-04:00 July 17th, 2020|Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy|0 Comments

Colitis Patient Experiences a Life-Changing Journey in the HBOT Chamber

As first seen on BEATING BACK COLITIS A DOCTOR’S JOURNEY The plan…. Dr. Gelly explained my treatment plan. The published research studies showed that the optimal treatment pressure would be 2.8 ATM (a depth of 60 feet) for a total of 60 minutes. To minimize the risk of any oxygen toxicity, every 20 minutes I would use a provided mask inside the chamber and breath normal air, instead of 100% oxygen, for 5 minutes (aka an “air break”). Altogether, I would have a total of three 20-minute sessions at depth.

By | 2020-02-21T16:54:16-05:00 February 21st, 2020|Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy|0 Comments

Traumatic Brain Injuries Increasingly Treated with HBOT

Thousands of people around the country sustain traumatic brain injuries, mild traumatic brain injuries, and concussions each year. Emergency departments, on average, see more than 7,500 such patients each day. An individual concussion may appear with no symptoms; when a person sustains multiple concussions from sports or other activities, however, they tend to add up to turn traumatic. One in five people who suffer from these serious concussions experience troublesome symptoms that last months or years.

By | 2020-02-18T13:42:41-05:00 February 18th, 2020|Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy|0 Comments

Medical Conditions Being Treated with Hyperbaric Oxygen

Oxygen therapy finds applications in the treatment of a number of medical conditions. In most cases, oxygen therapy is normobaric, which means that it involves the supply of oxygen at normal pressure levels. A specialized form of oxygen treatment, hyperbaric therapy, however, involves placing patients in an environment of high-pressure oxygen in a special enclosure called a hyperbaric chamber.

By | 2020-02-18T13:26:10-05:00 February 12th, 2020|Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy|0 Comments

The Health Economic Impact of Living Cell Tissue Products in the Treatment of Chronic Wounds

Are you in need of well-managed oxygen therapy? This article teaches you everything you need to know about how hyperbaric oxygen works and some of its benefits.

By | 2020-01-26T11:01:36-05:00 January 21st, 2020|Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy|0 Comments

CORONA VIRUS UPDATE

During this pandemic, we will try and minimize risks to patients and staff. Guidance changes frequently, so we may need to change our recommendations over time.

We ask that all patients come into the office wearing a mask. Masks may be removed at the instruction of the staff for hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

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