Injuries caused by sports-related activities are a substantial concern among players, coaches and parents alike with inflammation and pain play primary roles with respect to recovery.
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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) has been shown to significantly reduce inflammation and ameliorate pain. HBOT can also promote fibroblast/collagen activity to accelerate and enhance healing from surgeries and wounds.
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a widely used treatment by many elite athletes for recovery from muscle injuries and can help athletes achieve full recovery from high-impact insults to the body. HBOT is currently used by some of the U.S. Olympic Teams to treat sports-related injuries as a part of their official medical techniques and equipment. New evidence supports HBOT as an adjunct and practical treatment to help moderate the effects of traumatic brain injuries, such as those experienced in football and similar sports.
Studies have demonstrated the following benefits of HBOT for sports-related injuries.