What Is Hyperbaric Chamber Therapy?

Hyperbaric Chamber Therapy is a groundbreaking treatment that utilizes the benefits of increased atmospheric pressure within a specialized chamber to enhance healing and overall health. During this therapy, patients breathe in pure oxygen in a controlled environment where the pressure is increased beyond normal atmospheric levels. The elevated pressure and enriched oxygen atmosphere significantly boost the body's natural healing processes, promote cellular repair, and improve oxygen distribution.

What To Expect

Patients are comfortably placed inside the hyperbaric chamber where the environment is carefully adjusted to increase pressure and oxygen concentration. The increased oxygen uptake invigorates the body's cells, tissues, and organs, promoting better function, recovery, and rejuvenation.

Experiencing the hyperbaric chamber can be likened to the sensation of being in an airplane during takeoff or landing. As the chamber is pressurized, you might feel a fullness or pressure in your ears, similar to what one might experience during altitude changes. This sensation can usually be alleviated by swallowing or yawning. Inside the chamber, the environment is calm, with many individuals reporting feelings of relaxation. Some might even drift into a light nap. As the session progresses, the body typically adjusts, making the experience comfortable and non-invasive.

Who Should Consider Hyperbaric Chamber Therapy?

Hyperbaric Chamber Therapy is a versatile treatment that can cater to various health needs. We advocate its use for individuals with:
  • Chronic non-healing injuries or wounds
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Post-stroke recovery
  • Burn injuries
  • Radiation damage
  • Chronic infections
  • Decompression sickness
  • Cognitive impairments
  • Diabetic foot ulcers
  • Compromised immune systems
  • And those seeking improved vitality and wellness

Are There Side Effects?

Typically, Hyperbaric Chamber Therapy is well-tolerated. Some individuals might feel lightheaded or experience a sensation of fullness in the ears - akin to what one might feel during air travel. These sensations are temporary. On rare occasions, some people might experience minor visual changes or fatigue post-treatment.

Frequency of Therapy Sessions

The frequency of sessions is individualized based on the patient's condition and therapeutic response. Generally, patients might undergo treatments daily for a specific duration, but the precise schedule will be customized to each individual's needs.

If you are considering Hyperbaric Chamber Therapy, reach out to us at Horizons of Health. We are dedicated to guiding you on your journey toward enhanced health and rejuvenation. Register As A New Patient with us to discover more about our array of therapeutic programs tailored to nurture your optimal well-being.

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About Horizons of Health

Known for her successful approach towards chronic wellness issues, Jennifer Baer, Nurse Practitioner and her team at Horizons of Health combine an integrative, functional medicine approach.

Our unique approach to diagnosing and resolving chronic health issues recognizes that lasting health depends on resolving the root causes of your symptoms. Click here to learn more »

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Areas Served

​Horizons of Health is located in Clifton Park, New York, and serves patients throughout Albany County, Schenactady County and Saratoga County including Ballston Lake, Ballston Spa, Saratoga Springs, Glens Falls, Amsterdam, Schenactady, and Albany.
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