What Athletes are Using for Alternative Healing

A long kept secret in the alternative healing industry is finally opening its doors to the mass. Athletes such as LeBron James, Michael Phelps and Rashad Jennings have been using hyperbaric chambers for their sports performance and recovery. These chambers have been growing and already been approved by the FDA for multiple conditions of proven treatment. 

What are Hyperbaric Chambers?

Hyperbaric Chambers or Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, is the newest advancement of alternative medicine where a subject enters a pressurized tank while breathing 100% oxygen. This combination of pressure and oxygen helps oxygen reach tissues all over the body, especially the ones harmed through a sports injury and repair far more accelerated then standard healing methods. We have seen miracles happen with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, especially people who have been told by doctors you will never walk again doing marathon runs after hyperbaric treatment. Not only atleathes or injured people, but normal people with no conditions are getting into hyperbarics because of the benefits such as anti-aging, stem cell growth, increased blood flow, and a natural immune boost therapy. 

What are the Benefits of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy?

For many athletes, brain trauma can be a factor if you are in a sport industry, such as the MMA or Football industry. Dealing with injuries, especially brain trauma, can be hard when treatment plans are not vast in curing your specific issue and letting nature take its course on healing you. What if there is a better way to accelerate healing in a natural way? That’s where Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy comes into play. The combination of 100% oxygen and pressure is what creates this effect. A controlled environment such as the chamber provides an environment for exponential results. Below are some of the many benefits of using hyperbaric oxygen therapy. 

Here are the Main Benefits of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy:

  • Reduce healing time for injuries and wounds
  • Increase white blood cell creation
  • Stimulate growth of stem cells
  • Increase Angiogenesis
  • Reduce inflammation in the body
  • Increase blood flow throughout the body and brain
  • Improve overall quality of life with reverse-aging capabilities

Conditions Treated by HBOT

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is not new, it has been used over the past century for military purposes, diving purposes and construction purposes due to the decompression illness. Modern society has taken the same technology and expanded its amazing treatment benefits shown studies on how it can benefit people more than decompression sickness. Today, HBOT has been approved by the FDA in various treatments covered by Medicare and some insurance companies as a real treatment. 

Here is a list of Covered Treatments:

  • Air or Gas Embolism
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  • Clostridial Myositis And Myonecrosis (Gas Gangrene)
  • Crush Injury, Compartment Syndrome And Other Acute Traumatic Ischemias
  • Decompression Sickness
  • Arterial Inefficiencies: Central Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Select Problem Wounds
  • Severe Anemia
  • Intracranial Abscess
  • Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections
  • Osteomyelitis (Refractory)
  • Delayed Radiation Injury (Soft Tissue and Bony Necrosis)
  • Skin Grafts and Flaps
  • Acute Thermal Burn Injury
  • Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Here is a list of Investigational Treatments:

  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Post-stroke rehabilitation
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Diabetic neuropathy and retinopathy
  • Sports injuries
  • Post-traumatic injury

Under Pressure Hyperbarics

If you’re looking to jump in the tank and experience hyperbaric oxygen therapy for yourself, contact our office today. Under Pressure Hyperbarics is a certified treatment center that has services such as oxygen therapy, IV therapy, and wound care. Maintain and advance your health with natural healing using the latest advancements in medicine.
Call (310) 919-4179 or contact us online to learn more about the benefits of hyperbaric oxygen therapy and how we can help you. If you are not in Los Angeles County, message us and we will recommend the best centers in your area.