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Hyperbaric O2 Therapy

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy involves breathing pure oxygen in a pressurized environment. In a hyperbaric oxygen therapy chamber, the air pressure is increased 2 to 3 times higher than normal air pressure. Under these conditions, your lungs can gather much more oxygen than would be possible breathing pure oxygen at normal air pressure.

This extra oxygen helps fight bacteria. It also triggers the release of substances called growth factors and stem cells, which promote healing.

view inside a hyperbaric chamber
Hyperbaric O2 Chamber
Why Oxygen Therapy?

Your body’s tissues need an adequate supply of oxygen to function. When tissue is injured, it requires even more oxygen to survive. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy increases the amount of oxygen your blood can carry. With repeated treatments, the temporary extra high oxygen levels encourage normal tissue oxygen levels, even after the therapy is completed.

What are the benefits?

Under normal conditions, the air we breathe contains a mixture of gases, of which about 21 percent is oxygen. During Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, a patient breathes 100 percent pure, medical grade oxygen. They do this while relaxing in a specially designed, pressurized chamber.

High concentrations of oxygen can enhance your body’s healing power to repair itself, rehabilitate an injury or promote healing of a chronic wound. It can also help to rejuvenate cells and tissue that are at risk of dying due to diminished blood supply.

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy promotes wound healing and other health benefits by:

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is very safe with few risks and side effects. In rare cases, patients may experience treatable side effects such a pressure injury to the ear or lungs, low blood sugar or temporary vision changes.


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