Hyperbaric oxygen therapy new york delivers pure oxygen to the body tissues by increasing atmospheric pressure and is a safe, effective way to deliver oxygen. It was originally used to treat deep-sea divers with decompression sickness (the bends). Now, it is also used for other health problems, such as chronic wounds that won’t heal, carbon monoxide poisoning and idiopathic sensorineural hearing loss.
Who Cannot use a hyperbaric chamber?
During the treatment, you will lie comfortably in a chamber that is designed for one person and slowly pressurized with 100% oxygen. A technician will be present to ensure your safety and comfort. Treatment lasts about an hour.
HBOT has been shown to increase the growth of new blood vessels and help repair damaged tissue. It can also reduce swelling and inflammation and inactivate harmful bacteria. Studies suggest that it may improve cognitive and behavioral function in people with autism by compensating for the decreased blood flow to these brain regions.