Lyme disease is a tick-borne illness caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi. Symptoms of an acute infection can include fever, headache, fatigue, and skin rash but the infection can also be completely asymptomatic. It is most common in the northeast and upper Midwest but is found throughout the rest of the United States and most of the world. About 30,000 Lyme disease cases are reported annually although the vast majority go unreported.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy seeks to attack the disease with enriched oxygen, which increases blood flow. Lyme disease is a microaerophile, meaning that it thrives in low oxygen environments. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy can directly kill the organism by flooding it with oxygen.
How you will benefit from HBOT
- Works synergistically with antibiotics
- Can directly kill the Lyme bacterium
- Decreases inflammation
- Improves immune system function
Did You Know?
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is Anti-Infectious. Oxygen has the ability to destroy harmful bacteria and viruses, while simultaneously enhancing the natural defense activity of white blood cells.
Our experienced clinical team is always available to answer any questions you may have about Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and our facilities. You deserve the best – Our mission is to achieve patient success through personalized, innovative, and compassionate care that enhances your healing potential. Since Concussion & Traumatic Brain Injury currently isn’t on the FDA approved list, insurance companies most likely won’t cover payment for this service. To help make Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy accessible for all who may benefit, we offer several payment options, including financing through CareCredit.