When it comes to bone healing, the conventional methods such as splinting, casting, and braces can take time. There is another option that could aid in recovery and it is called Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT). This therapy requires patients to breathe pure oxygen in a pressurized environment, allowing oxygen-rich blood to reach the affected area for faster healing. In this blog post, we will explore the benefits of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in bone recovery and why it is becoming a popular choice for those seeking faster healing.
How Does HBOT Work on Bone Healing?
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy stimulates bone cells (osteoblasts) and promotes the formation of new blood vessels (angiogenesis) in the affected area. It is a non-invasive treatment option that accelerates the healing process by delivering more oxygen to the affected site. The increased oxygen supply also aids in reducing inflammation and infection, further speeding up the recovery process.
HBO Therapy for Chronic Refractory Osteomyelitis
Chronic refractory osteomyelitis is a complex and painful condition that can be extremely difficult to treat. Fortunately, there is hope for those who suffer from this condition in the form of HBOT. HBOT has been shown to be highly effective in treating chronic refractory osteomyelitis, as the increased oxygenation helps to promote healing and fight off infection. While HBOT may not be the right treatment option for everyone, it is definitely worth considering for those who have been struggling to find relief from this challenging condition. With the help of HBOT and a skilled medical team, it is possible to finally find relief from chronic refractory osteomyelitis and enjoy a better quality of life.
Treating Bone Problems in Children
HBOT has been used to treat bone problems in children as well. Baromedical Associates, LLC has the most experience in the industry when it comes to using HBOT on children. We are internationally known for our work on children with cerebral palsy, autism, and other neurological issues. In our experience, we found that HBOT accelerates bone healing in children with fractures and bone-related injuries.
HBOT Applications for Orthopedics
Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy has been used as a supplemental treatment for orthopedic conditions for many years. A range of positive results have been reported by numerous authors in regards to orthopedic infections, wounds healing, delayed and non-union of fractures, extreme ischemia due to trauma, grafts which have been compromised and burn injuries. According to Science Direct, hyperbaric oxygen therapy is an effective treatment that reduces the amount of time a patient has to stay in the hospital, decreases the rate of amputation and reduces the costs associated with wound care.
Baromedical Associates, LLC Offers HBOT for Bone-Related Injuries
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is an effective non-invasive treatment option for bone-related injuries. It promotes angiogenesis, stimulates bone cell growth, and delivers more oxygen to the affected site. Studies have shown its effectiveness in facilitating recovery in elderly patients, children, and orthopedics patients. With Baromedical Associates, LLC’s international reputation and experience in the therapy’s use on children, patients can count on successful outcomes with little downtime in the healing process. If you are considering a faster healing approach to bone healing, hyperbaric oxygen therapy may be worth exploring. Contact us today to schedule a consultation today!