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It is also frequently used "off label" for the following conditions, although there is not enough research yet for FDA approval:
Chronic fatigue syndrome
Spinal cord injury
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy involves climbing into a chamber which is then pressurized to just above 4 atmospheres of pressure. The patient also breathes high flow oxygen while in the chamber, adding to the amount of oxygen available for tissue healing.
Wholesome Family Medicine is the only location currently offering HBOT in Klamath Falls, Oregon. We have a class 7 soft-shelled chamber which pressurizes to approximately 4.6 atm of pressure. If you are interested in learning more or using HBOT to aid in your health, call and schedule a consult today!
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is a healing treatment that has been in use since the mid 1800's. It has been used for a variety of purposes during that time. HBOT is currently FDA approved for the following conditions:
Air or Gas Embolism
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Compartment Syndrome/Crush Injury/Other Traumatic Ischemias
Decompression Sickness (Bends)
Diabetic and Selected Wounds
Exceptional Blood Loss (Anemia)
Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection
Osteoradionecrosis and Radiation Tissue Damage
Skin Grafts and (Compromised) Flaps