Hyperbaric
Oxygen
Therapy

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Services
Offered in Vancouver WA & Camas WA

What is hyperbaric oxygen therapy?

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy provides a dose of pure oxygen in a pressurized chamber. Initially, it was used to relieve deep sea divers’ decompression sickness caused by surfacing too quickly. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has since shown positive healing effects on tissues in cases of infection and injury.

Your body requires adequate oxygen to thrive. In the hyperbaric chamber, the air pressure is much higher than normal. This high pressure enables your blood to take in more oxygen than it can at normal air pressure.

Your blood carries this extra oxygen throughout your body to provide your cells and tissues with more energy for better healing. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy also stimulates the release of growth factors and stem cells, promoting healing and extraordinary wellness.

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What conditions benefit from hyperbaric oxygen therapy?

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy increases how much oxygen your blood can carry. This blood oxygen increase temporarily restores normal levels of blood gasses and tissue function to promote healing and fight infection. Dr. Stumpf recommends hyperbaric oxygen therapy to treat neurological symptoms and promote tissue healing after an injury.

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is especially powerful when coupled with infrared light therapy which additionally brings in more oxygen and blood flow to a specific area. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can also help improve your daily function, delay aging, and enhance your overall vitality. You don’t have to be sick or injured to benefit.
  • Severe anemia
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Sudden vision loss or deafness
  • Stroke
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Arthritis
  • Chronic infections
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Migraines
  • Wounds and non healing wounds
  • Sports injuries
  • Covid Long Hauler symptoms such as fatigue, headaches, etc…
  • many more as research is continuing to come out with the powerful effects of hyperbaric oxygen therapy
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What happens during hyperbaric oxygen therapy?

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is an outpatient procedure, and Total Osteopathic Medicine has its own chamber in the office. During therapy, you relax in the chamber as you take in the highly pressurized air.

You might feel a temporary sense of fullness in your ears, much like you do when your ears clog on an airplane. Your therapy lasts 1-2 hours. The team at Total Osteopathic Medicine monitors you throughout your treatment session.

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy services offered in Camas, WA

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy provides your body with pressurized oxygen, improving healing and wellness. Benjamin Stumpf, DO, of Total Osteopathic Medicine, provides hyperbaric oxygen therapy to improve your recovery time, increase your energy, and improve your memory and focus.

Call the Camas, Washington, office to learn more about how hyperbaric oxygen therapy can help you. 

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