Conditions Treated

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HyOx Medical Treatment Center administers hyperbaric oxygen therapy and other medical and rehabilitation services to patients with conditions listed below, guided by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS).*

Chronic Ischemias
Conditions having a long duration or frequent recurrence rate which cause a decrease in the blood supply to a bodily organ, tissue, or part by the constriction or obstruction of the blood vessels.

Delayed Radiation Tissue Injuries
Conditions resulting from radiation therapy affecting normal, non-cancerous cells including blood vessel, muscle and nerve cells. Much of the oxygen content in the radiated tissue is lost making it difficult for the wounds to heal.

Infections

Acute Ischemias
Conditions having a rapid onset followed by a short and severe course which cause a decrease in the blood supply to a bodily organ, tissue, or part by the constriction or obstruction of the blood vessels.

Additional Uses

*Composite list of conditions approved by UHMS, Medicare and major health plans. As with all procedures, insurance benefits are determined by the health plan’s hyperbaric oxygen therapy policy and the patient’s specific health benefits.

Potentially Therapeutic “Off-Label” Uses

In many instances, patients with conditions not on the “approved” list have been reported to benefit from hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

It’s likely new conditions will be added to the list of approved indicationsas additional research studies are completed. Until then, the use of hyperbaric oxygen for an indication not on the approved list must be considered an “off-label” use of the therapy.

HyOx and its medical staff adhere to guidelines established by the UHMS Ethics Task Force concerning the potentially therapeutic, off-label use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy.