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Medical Conditions Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Treatment Can Treat

Research has shown that HBOT treatment is effective for a wide range of medical issues,
from internal and external injuries to chronic, non-healing wounds.

HBOT for Injuries
and Wounds

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can be an effective treatment for healing post-surgical incisions, acute injuries, and chronic wounds, including:

  • Chronic / non-healing diabetic wounds
  • Surgical wounds (incisions, flaps, grafts)
  • Traumatic wounds
  • Crush injuries
  • Chronic bone infections
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HBOT for Medical

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can also be effective for other medical conditions*, including:

  • Cancer treatment radiation injuries
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Decompression sickness
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HBOT Contraindications

The only absolute contraindication for HBOT is an untreated pneumothorax (collapsed lung). It is not safe to treat patients with this condition, which is why a chest x-ray is required before an HBOT treatment plan can begin.

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HBOT Potential Side Effect

It is rare, but some patients may experience temporary visual changes with HBOT. To be cautious, patients should not plan to buy new glasses or contact lenses during treatment. Any issues typically resolve 6-8 weeks after HBOT treatment is complete.

Have More Questions about HBOT Treatment?

Have More
about HBOT

Helps Healing

Are you a candidate for HBOT and want to learn about how and why it heals?
Read Why HBOT Heals to learn all the ways hyperbaric oxygen therapy supports and enhances your body’s natural healing processes.

Treatment Involves

Are you curious about details of going through the HBOT treatment process, such as:

  • How long does an HBOT session take?
  • What does HBOT feel like?
  • Is HBOT covered by insurance?
  • Is my doctor involved with HBOT treatment?

Read the Patient FAQ to learn all the things you can expect when you and your doctor choose HBOT as part of your treatment plan.

Contact Us

Do you need to know something about how the Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine®
can help you that isn’t covered here? Contact us and a member of our
team will be glad to answer your questions.


*Some of these statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Further evidence is needed before mechanisms of action are fully understood and additional medical conditions are approved for HBOT treatment.