Radiation treatment for ovarian, cervical and uterine cancers may result in long-term damage to the reproductive organs, affecting fertility, bowel function, and other issues. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can help heal and reverse these effects.
Radiation treatment for prostate cancer can manifest in delayed symptoms including hemorrhage, increased urinary frequency, incontinence, erectile dysfunction, and abnormal swelling, among others.
Radiation treatment for brain cancer can result in delayed side effects ranging from severe headaches and nausea to more serious symptoms such as neurological deficits and recurrence of cancerous tumors.
Anoxic brain injury can occur when oxygen is unable to reach the brain, a condition which hyperbaric oxygen therapy may help treat.
Symptoms of delayed radiation injury following breast cancer treatment can include increased redness and swelling at the site, lymphedema, and weakened bone structure leading to area rib fractures.
Hyperbaric Medical Solutions is acquiring Sun Hyperbarics, a hyperbaric oxygen therapy clinic located in South Florida. The facility is scheduled to reopen as HMS Fort Lauderdale in November.
Delayed radiation injury due to treatment for head and neck cancer can result in symptoms ranging from redness, swelling and visible sores to jawbone fractures, dental complications, loss of appetite and difficulty swallowing.
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for athletes may be beneficial in healing the brain, muscles, and certain sports-related injuries faster.