A dog bitten by a rattlesnake is now home with her owners and doing well after becoming the first patient at the University of Florida Small Animal Hospital to receive treatment in a new hyperbaric oxygen chamber, one of only a small number in the country being used in veterinary medicine.
As we have posted before, hyperbaric oxygen therapy isn’t just for humans! Read below the story of a heroic black lab who intervened between his human and a poisonous water moccasin snake in Kissimmee, Florida and is currently receiving treatment with hyperbaric oxgyen therapy to help his recovery.
Read more here: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Speeds Recovery for Snake-Bit Dog
“Once viewed with a jaundiced eye, the use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy is apparently here to stay.
It’s just one of several recent advancements to sports medicine that have sliced injury rehabilitation times to levels previously thought impossible,” reports the Miami Herald in talking about additional therapies being used by NFL players as one of several recent advancements to sports medicine that have sliced injury rehabilitation times to levels previously thought impossible.
Read more here: NFL innovation not limited to play-calling
A woman from North Carolina is being treated at Duke University Hospital with hyperbaric oxygen therapy, following a tragedy that involved poisonous carbon monoxide fumes emitted from a generator.
To read more: Duke hyperbaric unit helps heal carbon monoxide poisoning
A recent news story from Toronto, Canada chronicled the positive advances that a 14 month old toddler has experienced over the past several weeks since beginning treatment with hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
To read more and see video: Baby Jesse helped on road to recovery by hyperbarics, family says
KDAF-TV from Dallas/Fort Worth reports on former NFL player and autistic son who are currently receiving HBOT in hopes of aiding their individual problems.
“Ryan and Will Neufeld have something in common–besides being father and son.
Both are looking for help.
Will is autistic and Ryan suffers from post-concussion syndrome.
He played in the National Football League for the Cowboys, Jacksonville and Buffalo where he said he suffered several concussions…” to read more and watch video:
Go to: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: Former NFL Player and autistic son give it a try together
A retired school teacher in Lake Charles, LA credits hyperbaric oxygen therapy for helping to heal her fingers and save them from impending amputation.
Read and watch news video: Amputation avoided thanks to hyperbaric oxygen chamber
A two year old boy from Georgia, born with a serious brain condition, is receiving hyperbaric oxygen therapy thanks to the generosity of US military soldiers and local donators who pooled funds together to pay for treatment that insurance does not cover. Logan Varnadoe, is currently receiving hyperbaric treatment in Hilton Head, SC.
To read more: Troops in Afghanistan raising money for Centerville boy
A young Florida girl was mauled by a friend’s dog during a sleepover resulting in the loss of her lips and part of her nose. Her doctors are using hyperbaric oxygen therapy to aid in her recovery.
Read more and watch news video: West Palm girl bit by dog recovering in hyperbaric chamber
An anesthesia injury caused a cute little Yorkie pup blindness and neurological problems. Treated by a veterinarian with hyperbaric oxygen therapy, luckily this little doggy is doing fine now.
Read more: How Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Helped a Blind Dog See