The Complete Guide to Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Hyperbaric oxygen offers several therapeutic effects:

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• Increases oxygen supply to damaged tissue

• Stops additional tissue damage

• Prevent and/or reduce infection

• Reduces swelling

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• Increases immune system response

• Increase the formation of blood vessels

• Promotes wound healing

• Promotes bone repair

• Increase peripheral nerve regeneration

• Removes toxic substances

• Reduces the effects of toxic substances

• Increase the effectiveness of some antibiotics

• Reduces muscle cramps

• Increase muscle strength and reduce fatigue

• Relieves pain

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Conditions That Can Be Treated At The Hyperbaric Center, California:

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has been shown to be effective in a variety of acute or chronic conditions in which tissue oxygenation is impaired or infected. Some of the most common chronic illnesses that are successfully treated with hyperbaric oxygen chambers in California include:

• The wound does not heal and becomes infected – ulcers

o diabetic ulcers (prevents amputation)

o Ulcers with venous and arterial insufficiency

o Pressure injuries from a wheelchair or bed

• Bone infections such as osteomyelitis

• Radiation Injuries

• Bone or soft tissue necrosis in cancer patients

Bacterial infection (subcutaneous, muscle, fascial)

Burns (better tissue repair, quick recovery, and minimal scarring)

Frostbite (treated in a timely manner can save a limb from amputation)

• Carbon monoxide, cyanide poisoning, fume inhalation

• Severe blood loss or anemia – when transfusion is not possible

In acute cases such as air/gas embolism and decompression sickness, hyperbaric oxygen therapy is the primary health care.