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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Wound Healing

Safe, natural, and effective to treat non-healing wounds.

Types of Wounds HBOT Treats

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy addresses wound healing at a deep cellular level, so it can be used to treat a wide range of wounds, burns, and other injuries and health complications. 

Diabetic Foot Ulcer

The use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy to treat diabetic lower extremity wounds, commonly referred to as diabetic foot ulcers, reduces amputation rates and can dramatically improve quality of life. HBOT does this by:

  • Fighting infection
  • Creating new blood vessels
  • Accelerating wound healing
  • Reducing inflammation


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Radiation Tissue Damage

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy helps regenerate blood cells - process called angiogenesis, increase stem cells and accelerate healing after radiation in the following regions/areas:

  • Bladder – following radiation from bladder or prostate cancer. Symptoms include urine frequency, pain, burning or bleeding.
  • Breast – following radiation after a Masectomy or for breast cancer.
  • Head, Neck & Jaw – leading to dental complications or jawbone problems and difficulty swallowing or moving the neck
  • Bowel complications or bleeding after colon cancer radiation
  • Neurological changes after radiation therapy for brain cancer


Failed Flaps & Grafts

To be successful, both skin grafts and flaps need a healthy, oxygenated transplant site. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is used to prepare the wound site before the transplant and to promote healing after the skin graft or flap transplant by increasing the flow of oxygen-rich blood to the affected area.

  • Prepares wound for transplant
  • Increases healing
  • Reduces recovery time


skin grafts

Non-Healing Wounds

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy can help repair wounds and improve the healing process by boosting blood flow. This is how HBOT helps:

  • Reduces risk of amputation in diabetic patients
  • Kills anaerobic bacteria
  • Reduces size of certain wounds


Soft Tissue Infections

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy can aid patients with necrotizing soft tissue infections by amplifying the effects of antibiotics, enhancing the body’s natural ability to fight off bacteria, and since some strains of bacteria are anaerobic, inhibit replication and directly kill the organism. HBOT helps by:

  • Enhancing body’s natural defense mechanisms
  • Boosting the effects of antibiotics
  • Killing certain bacteria
  • Improving healing


A closeup of a wound on the back of a person's leg.
Bandaging a burn wound.


Thermal burn injuries are prone to infection, inflammation and swelling. HBOT can help in the healing of burns by:

  • Helping fight infection
  • Reducing pain
  • Increasing oxygen which speeds up cell repair and recovery
  • Promoting stem cell mobilization
  • Reducing inflammation and swelling


Surgical Prep, Recovery & Complications

All surgeries, even those performed to cure or improve medical conditions, result in wounds that the body will need to heal. HBOT is especially effective in complex surgical cases where there is a high risk of wound healing complications. HBOT:

  • Reduces edema/inflammation
  • Enhances oxygen availability to injured tissue
  • Promotes fibroblast proliferation/collagen synthesis, decreasing fibrosis
  • Reduces incidence of infection due to the enhancement of leukocyte oxidative killing
  • Increases tensile strength of healed tissue
  • Increases angiogenesis (creation of new blood vessels)


A group of surgeons in an operating room.

HBOT Benefits Non-Healing Wounds

Reduces Amputation Risk

A systematic review of 10 studies found that HBOT reduced the risk of major amputation by 76%.

Kills Anaerobic Bacteria

Anaerobic bacteria thrive in environments with low oxygen levels, such as deep wounds or infected tissues. HBOT can kill these bacteria, further supporting wound healing.

Reduces Wound Size
HBOT has been shown to be effective in reducing the size of a variety of chronic wounds, including diabetic foot ulcers, non-healing wounds, skin grafts and flaps, and more.
Speeds Up Healing and Recovery

Studies have found that HBOT was associated with a 50% reduction in the time it takes for chronic wounds to close.

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