Dr. Scott Sherr, Medical Advisor to Hyperbaric Medical Solutions, discusses the origins of and present and investigational applications of HBOT.
Under pressure, 100% oxygen permeates all tissues of the body and promotes healing and regeneration. It may be an important adjunct to ketogenic diet in the treatment of cancer. Studies show it may speed recovery from traumatic brain injury, stroke and spinal injury. It shows promise in diverse conditions ranging from dementia to chronic Lyme Disease, ulcerative colitis, MS, Parkinson’s Disease, Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome, fracture recovery, and post-cosmetic surgery. Athletes use it to shorten down-time after sports injuries.