What it treats

Hyperbaric therapy (HBOT) has been in use for many years already all over the world for preventing and improving many ailments and ameliorating general health.

 

Hyperbaric therapy (HBOT) has been in use for many years already all over the world for preventing and improving many ailments and ameliorating general health.

 

Any disease that is ischemic (lack of tissue Oxygen) in nature, or has a concurring edema (tissue or nerve swelling) and inflammation will likely see a great benefit from HBOT.

HBOT has been used more recently to repair nerve and cell damage including a long list of inflammatory diseases, brain injuries and as an anti ageing treatment. 

Health Conditions

HBOT is effectively being used for the following medical purposes and conditions:

  • Crush injuries​

  • Diabetic foot ulcer

  • Cerebrovascular insult (CVI) – stroke

  • Post-concussion syndrome (PCS) after mild traumatic brain injury

  • Scleral ischemia or melt

  • Interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome

  • Autism

 

Damages related to crush injuries:

  • Bleeding

  • Bruising

  • Compartment syndrome (increased pressure in an arm or a leg that causes serious muscle, nerve, blood vessel, and tissue damage)

  • Fractures, lacerations (open wounds)

  • Nerve injury

  • Secondary infection

  • Smashed fingers

  • Wounds

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Sydney NSW
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Sydney NSW

Therapeutic effects / Non-medical

Hyperbaric treatments in AHA hyperbaric chamber also have common non-medical therapeutic effects in the following fields – general health and well-being, beauty and sport.

Well-being

  • has a favourable effect on mood

  • has a favourable effect on fatigue, relaxation of mind, increased awareness of one’s own body

  • has a favourable effect on stress reduction

  • has a favourable effect on sleep

  • has a positive effect on slower digestion

  • increases concentration during mental activity

 

Beauty

  • slows down aging process on a cellular level

  • anti-stress effects

  • has a favourable effect on the appearance of cellulite and scars

  • has a favourable effect on skin, which becomes more supple, flexible and resistant to external influences

  • has a favourable effect on skin changes

  • improves poor posture, which is a consequence of involuntary posture and lack of physical activity

  • reduces body tension and fatigue

 

Sport

  • enhanced physical performance

  •  has a favourable effect on joint mobility

  •  strengthens ligaments and makes them more flexible

  •  reduces muscle tension and fatigue, muscles regain strength

  •  has a favourable effect on flexibility of muscles, which are better prepared for workloads

  •  accelerates elimination of waste-products such as lactic acid, which causes muscle tension

  •  eliminates fatigue after hard practice and refreshes you