Other FDA-Approved Conditions

Other FDA-Approved Conditions for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Treatments

By exposing the patient to 100% oxygen and higher atmospheric pressure, HBOT provides many benefits, including:


  • Increasing the amount of oxygen intake to cells
  • Aiding in circulation
  • Increasing the diameter of blood vessels
  • Assisting in cleansing the patient’s body of toxins
  • Enhancing white blood cell action
  • Rejuvenating skin cells
  • Increasing energy
  • Increasing endurance

The full list of FDA-approved hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatments:

  • Air or gas embolism
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Enhancement of healing in diabetically derived illness such as diabetic foot, diabetic retinopathy, diabetic nephropathy
  • Exceptional blood loss (anemia)
  • Intracranial abscess
  • Clostridal myositis and myonecrosis (gas gangrene)
  • Crush injury, compartment syndrome, and other acute traumatic ischemias
  • Decompression sickness
  • Necrotizing soft tissue infections (necrotizing fasciitis)
  • Osteomyelitis (refractory)
  • Delayed radiation injury (soft tissue and bony necrosis)
  • Skin grafts and flaps (compromised)
  • Thermal burns
  • Actinomycosis
  • Cyanide poisoning
  • Delayed radiation injury (soft tissue and bony necrosis)