The wonders of hyperbaric treatment

BY foxsports • November 6, 2013

The expectations of athletes to perform at a increasingly high level has never been more relevant than it is in today current sporting climate.

As the NFL seeks to extend the regular season and currently partakes in Thursday night football, the pressure to stay healthy and excel is pushing the envelope in not only traditional medicine but alternative medicine as well.

As we delve into Part II of proactive and reactive treatments athletes take to improve on recovery, healing, and performance hyperbaric treatments are high on the list of alternative remedies athletes look to for a boost in recovery and healing.

While still not FDA approved for many conditions the beneficial healing effects of oxygen under pressure are well documented. It is not good enough to simply breathe 100 percent oxygen or solely dive in a hyperbaric chamber, the effects of the two simultaneously have been used to treat the following conditions and yield the following benefits.

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The benefits of Hyperbaric Therapy: Reduce Inflammation


Detoxify Cells

Improve Circulation

Increase Stem Cell Production

Promote New Blood Vessel Growth (Angiogenesis)


Common effects of Hyperbaric Therapy:

Increased Mental Clarity and Alertness

Strengthened Immune System

Heightened Energy and Physical Performance

Faster Healing of Injuries and Wounds

Anti-Aging Effects

Smoothing of Wrinkles and Fine Lines

Prevention for a Wide Range of Conditions Such as Stroke and Alzheimer’s

Improved Sleep

Decreased Anxiety and Stress



Radiation Damage

Chemotherapy Recovery

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)


Diabetic Ulcers


Wound Healing

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Cerebral Palsy



Lyme Disease

Pre/Post Surgery

Injury Recovery

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