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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Northbrook, Il

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

A treatment using pressurized oxygen to increase the perfusion of oxygen deep into the tissues & cells to facilitate repair & regeneration.

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What is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy?
What is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy?

Pressurized pure oxygen to accelerate healing

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is a treatment that involves breathing pure oxygen in a pressurized chamber, typically at higher than atmospheric pressure. This therapeutic approach aims to enhance the body’s oxygen supply, which is important for healing at multiple levels.

We have observed HBOT support improved tissue healing, reduce inflammation, and improved oxygenation.

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Benefits of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Some of the benefits of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy include:

  • Improve tissue healing

  • Reduce inflammation

  • Increase tissue oxygenation

Who can Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy help?
Who this can help

Is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for you?

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) can support the healing process of a myriad of health conditions. The following are circumstances that HBOT can support with:

  • Enhanced Tissue Healing
  • Reduced Inflammation
  • Improved Oxygenation
  • Treatment of Decompression Sickness
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  • Management of Infections
  • Neurological Conditions
  • Radiation Injury
  • Skin Grafts and Flaps
  • Enhanced Recovery For Athletes or Post-Surgery
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What to expect

In-Office treatments as frequently as needed

Frequently asked questions

Here are some of our frequently asked questions about Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. Please don't hesitate to reach out if you still have more questions!

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This is condition-dependent, but it can be as low as 10 treatments and as high as 40 treatments. If you’re looking to support general health and well-being, a treatment once a month is recommended.

There are studies to indicate that hyperbaric oxygen therapy does improve the inflammatory response of the body. Some examples of situations it’s been found to be helpful with include exercise-induced inflammation, inflammation from COVID, and autoimmune conditions.

Not all people are candidates for this therapy. Those with the following circumstances should not receive HBOT:

  • A collapsed lung or a greater risk of a collapsed lung, including COPD, emphysema, and cystic fibrosis
  • An active fever or cold
  • A recent ear injury
  • A recent ear surgery

The experience after a treatment is unique to the patient. Sometimes, a patient is sleepy, and other times they are energized.  The benefits from hyperbaric oxygen therapy are typically a cumulative effect of multiple treatments over time. The long-term benefits of treatments typically include improved healing, decreased inflammation, and overall improvement of chronic conditions.

There are certain conditions that insurance companies will cover for hyperbaric oxygen therapy. However, those conditions are not treated in this office. Therefore, these treatments are paid for out of pocket, but you can likely apply your Health Savings Account or Flexible Spending Account funds to these treatments.

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