HYPERBARIC OXYGEN THERAPY
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is a non-invasive medical treatment which involves breathing pure oxygen in a pressurized room or tube. Breathing 100% oxygen under pressure allows oxygen to dissolve into the blood plasma, resulting in increased amounts of oxygen delivery to the tissues. Hyperbaric oxygen acts as an anti-viral and anti-bacterial, as bacteria and viruses typically cannot tolerate oxygen. This helps fight bacteria and stimulate the release of substances called growth factors and stem cells, which promotes healing.
HBOT AT OXYMED HOSPITAL IN CHENNAI
Oxymed Hospitals takes the lead in Chennai by establishing India’s First HBOT center in collaboration with U.S.A. The treatment & research centre at Oxymed Hospitals takes its pride in treating the below FDA approved conditions and researching on the off-label conditions headed by Dr. Ramanathan Muthiah.M.D. We’re constantly involved in innovation and medical research, finding solutions to improve your care and quality of life. We tailor the care you receive, to your personal health needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and services.
How IT IS DONE?
In a hyperbaric oxygen therapy chamber, the air pressure is increased to three times higher than normal air pressure. Under these conditions, your lungs can gather more oxygen than breathing pure oxygen at normal air pressure.Your blood carries this oxygen throughout your body. Researchers are actively investigating into utility of HBOT in several other medical disorders. HBOT is of immense value as a life and limb saving measure in several medical and surgical conditions. HBOT appears to be promising in Autism affected children, Paralytic Stroke rehabilitation, Traumatic brain injury etc. HBOT in most cases supplements conventional treatment and not meant as Alternative therapy.
WHY IT IS DONE?
Your body’s tissues need an adequate supply of oxygen to function. When tissue is injured, it requires even more oxygen to survive. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy increases the amount of oxygen your blood can carry. An increase in blood oxygen temporarily restores normal levels of blood gases and tissue function to promote healing and fight infection.
MEDICAL & SURGICAL FDA APPROVED CONDITIONS WHERE HBOT IS USED
- Crush injuries and other traumatic ischemias (Injuries due to road traffic and other accidents)
- Cyanide poisoning
- Diabetic Wounds & Ulcers (Diabetic foot)
- Tissue damage ( Mucositis, Cystitis, etc.), Bone damage (Osteo-Radionecrosis) following radiation for Cancer treatment.
- Thermal burns
- Necrotizing soft tissue infections
- Carbon Monoxide poisoning & Smoke inhalation.
- Gas Gangrene & other forms of gangrene
- Air/ Gas embolism (Bubbles of air in your blood vessels)
- Decompression sickness (a hazard of scuba diving)
- Severe Anaemia
- Skin graft or skin flap at risk of tissue death
- ADD / ADHD
- Chronic Fatigue
- Crohn’s Disease
- Lyme Disease
- Meniere’s Disease
- Mitochondrial Disorders
- Near Drowning
- Post Electrocution
- Reflex Sympathetic
- Severed Limbs
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Vascular Disease
- Heart Disease
- Anoxic Brain Injury
- Bell’s Palsy
- Chronic Inflammatory Disease
- Decreased Immune Function
- Immune Dysfunction
- Macula Degeneration
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Raynaud’s Phenomenon
- Dystrophy Retinitis
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Sickle Cell Crisis
- Sports Injuries
- Surgery Pre and Post
- Trigeminal Neuralgia
- Venomous Bites
- General Wellness/Prevention
HYPERBARIC OXYGENATION AS A PREVENTIVE MEDICINE
This modern Hyperbaric Oxygen therapy is not only suitable for patients suffering from certain illnesses, it can also be used by people for the purpose of revitalizing organs, as a means to prevent illnesses, to stay healthy and to prolong their life with quality.
Since hyperbaric oxygen is in fact a normalizer and regulator of all biological functions; it reinforces the immunologic system, strengthens skin, prevents or corrects hypoxia which is the underlying factor for almost all ailments.
Oxygen is a source of life. Regulated oxygen supply helps as a stress buster, to rejuvenate an individual.