Category: Research


Joe Namath, legendary quarterback, has been treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy for early cognitive symptoms related to past concussive episodes he experienced while playing professional football. Namath is a firm believer and supporter in the benefits of HBOT for brain injury. His support is so dedicated, Namath not only helped raise $10 million to fund […]

Scientific American online recently posted a well written article about hyperbaric oxygen therapy and its emergence in treating varied and new conditions.  Conditions, also know as “off-label” or “research conditions” were listed as having positive benefit from treatment with HBOT as a primary or adjuvant therapy.  The list included breast and prostate cancers, neurological diseases, […]

The Department of Defense is currently running multiple studies on Hbot. The U. S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity is leading an effort to determine if hyperbaric oxygen is of benefit in the treatment of chronic symptoms of mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) or post-concussion syndrome (PCS). Results should be available this year. Read more: […]

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has recently been shown to prevent and slow the progression of disease related to Type 1 diabetes. To read more: Oxygen Therapy Slows Type 1 Diabetes in Mice, Study Says

“This study strongly suggests that both post traumatic stress disorder and the post concussion syndrome of mild traumatic brain injury are treatable nearly three years after injury,” concludes Dr. Paul Harch, who is also Medical Director of the LSU Hyperbaric Medicine & Wound Care Department. “The magnitude of the improvements in memory, executive function, functional […]

Standing for long periods of time without moving, during my long career as a retail pharmacist, resulted in an unfortunate consequence for me – insufficient blood circulation in my lower extremities. For many years I have been treated for hypertension and poor peripheral circulation and even with medication and the use of support stockings, I experienced tired legs and my condition did not improve. I decided to give Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy a try.



My results were dramatic. I refer to it as "synergism" or "one plus one equals three". The addition of HBOT to my treatment protocol, along with my usual medications, helped to decrease my blood pressure and my tired legs felt rejuvenated. Overall, my feelings of general well-being were greatly improved and I am able to enjoy golf again. The addition of HBOT to my treatment regime added up to a correct answer to my problems.

Richard D.