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Brain Cancers, Brain Tumors & the Delayed Effects of Radiation Injury

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.

Breast Cancer & Delayed Radiation Injury: Symptoms & Solutions

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.

Delayed Radiation Injury: Head & Neck Cancer

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.

Why Athletes Should Consider Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for athletes may be beneficial in healing the brain, muscles, and certain sports-related injuries faster.

Are There Side Effects to Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy?

There are possible side effects to hyperbaric oxygen therapy, but they are usually mild. These can include feeling lightheaded and fatigued.

What is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy?

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a gentle, non-invasive procedure where patients breathe in 100% pure oxygen at pressurized levels.

What to Look for in a Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment Clinic

When choosing a hyperbaric oxygen treatment center, consider whether they employ a skilled medical team, use medical-grade hyperbaric chambers, and are recommended by primary care physicians.

Muscle Flap Surgery & HBOT

Muscle flap surgery can be utilized in much the same way as skin flaps and grafts, and can be aided by hyperbaric oxygen therapy should any complications arise following the procedure.