Category Archives: Sports Injuries

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy here to stay

“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 … Continue reading

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NHL player uses hyperbaric oxygen for concussion

Colorado Avalanche pro hockey player Joey Hishon NHL Colorado Avalanche’s, Joey Hishon, is back in training after undergoing hyperbaric oxygen therapy for post concussive syndrome. Hishon sustained a head injury and severe concussion when elbowed by another player in 2011′s … Continue reading

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Ravens’ Anquan Boldin hyperbaric oxygen therapy for head trauma

After a serious concussion in 2008, Anquan Boldin of the Baltimore Ravens is seeking treatment for post concussion syndrome. To read more: Ravens’ Anquan Boldin mulls oxygen therapy for head trauma

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HBOT used by South Africa’s elite athletes

“The elevated oxygen levels help athletes increase performance and recover more quickly after a workout. In addition, increased oxygen delivery to the brain facilitates brain function and enhances an athlete’s ability to make the split-second decisions that can make a … Continue reading

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Michael Vick uses Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy to Facilitate Healing

Philadelphia Eagle’s quarterback Michael Vick has reportedly used mild hyperbaric oxygen therapy in order to facilitate the healing of his fractured hand.  Vick’s personal at home inflatable hyperbaric oxygen chamber delivers “mild hyperbaric oxygen therapy” providing 24% oxygen delivered at … Continue reading

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HBTUSA Represented at National Athletic Trainers Association Annual Meeting

HBTUSA representatives are currently exhibiting and providing information about Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for athletics and athletic injuries at the 61st National Athletic Trainers Assoiciation (NATA) Annual Meeting & Trade Show, June 23-25, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The NATA Annual Meeting … Continue reading

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WEC Athlete Uses Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Sports Injury Recovery

Urijah Faber, “the California Kid”, is undergoing treatment with HBOT for athletic injury.  Faber was also treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy in 2009 for a previous hand injury sustained during competition.  (Read more)

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