What is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy?

  • Goal: get oxygen to every cell of the body
  • Oxygen in a pressurized environment
  • Increased pressure → more oxygen dissolved into the blood system
  • More oxygen in body → healthier cells → healthier tissues → healthy organs → healthy body
  • Lasts 60-90 minutes
  • Patient lies down and breathes normally throughout process

What are the benefits of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy?

  • Reduced swelling and inflammation
  • Increased blood flow (more nutrients and oxygen to healing body parts)
  • Wounds and injuries heal more rapidly (more oxygen = more energy for cells)
  • Faster recovery
  • Viruses, bacteria, and fungi cannot survive in very high oxygen environments (i.e. will kill bacteria, viruses)

Are there risks??

  • Oxygen toxicity is rare and is seen more in clinical applications in hospital settings with much higher dosages of oxygen
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Who would benefit from HBOT?

  • Anti-aging
    • Regeneration of tissues
    • Regeneration of blood vessels (angiogenesis)
      • This will lead to increased blood circulation!
      • Increased blood circulation helps reduce risk of atherosclerosis
    • Promotes collagen activation
    • Combat age-related macular degeneration
    • Reduce risk of heart attack
    • Helps with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and joint pain
    • Improve memory and reaction time
    • Remember! More oxygen = more energy for cells = better functioning cells = faster recovery/healing
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Diabetes
  • Inflammation
    • Increased levels of oxygen into blood and plasma → reduced inflammation
    • Improve nutritional absorption and remediating Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Promotes anti-inflammatory proteins
  • Neurology
  • Plastic Surgery
    • Aid in healing process
    • Shorten recovery time
    • Increased blood supply
    • Remember! More oxygen = more energy for cells = better functioning cells = faster recovery/healing
  • Sport Recovery/Enhancement
    • Reducing inflammation
    • Increase tissue recovery/healing
  • Stem Cells
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Lyme Disease (killing bacteria)
  • Addiction Recovery
  • Alzheimer’s/Dementia
  • Covid-19 (killing viruses)
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    If you think you are a good candidate for a Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and would like to learn more about the procedure, please contact our office in Alpharetta, Georgia, today to set up a personalized consultation with Dr. Robb. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will answer any questions you may have about the procedure and will be happy to assist you with anything you may need.

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