Increasing your body’s oxygen supply can lead to faster healing, less pain, and even better memory and cognition. You can do this with hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which Khoi Vu, MD, proudly offers at Revitalife Medical Center in Hawthorne, California. Call Revitalife Medical Center for a hyperbaric oxygen therapy consultation, or schedule an appointment online today.
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is a treatment that can improve your physical and mental function by increasing the amount of oxygen in your blood. Oxygen is the most important chemical or nutrient your body needs: You can’t live if your body goes without oxygen for just three to four minutes. Increasing your body’s supply of oxygen improves your health and wellness.
During HBOT, you sit in a highly pressurized environment or chamber with more oxygen than normal air. In fact, you breathe 40-90% oxygen in the chamber, as opposed to just 20% in any other environment. Since this oxygen can flow freely through your system without the assistance of red blood cells, you can experience the treatment’s benefits even if you’re anemic.
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can improve symptoms of a wide variety of medical conditions, but it also offers a number of general benefits that anyone can experience. Most of the physiological benefits of hyperbaric oxygen therapy are immediate, but some appear within 24 hours of treatment. HBOT offers:
There are countless specific conditions that Revitalife can improve. This includes chronic diseases like diabetes, fibromyalgia, and arthritis, as well as acute conditions like altitude sickness and wounds.
The number of HBOT sessions you need depends on your reason for getting the treatment at Revitalife Medical Center. Each session lasts for around 60 minutes. You might need:
Just a few sessions of HBOT can result in lower inflammation and more effective tissue repair.
Five to ten sessions are typically recommended for soft tissue damage and pain associated with acute musculoskeletal injuries.
You may need 10-20 HBOT sessions for serious acute injuries as well as chronic or overuse injuries.
Major tissue damage, chronic illnesses, and brain conditions benefit from 20-40 sessions. You can get one or two sessions in a day.
Call Revitalife Medical Center or book an appointment online for more information on hyperbaric oxygen therapy today.