Unlocking Unconventional Potential: Exploring The History, Off-Label Uses and Unique Applications of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is a medical treatment that involves breathing pure oxygen in a pressurized chamber, leading to higher oxygen levels in the body’s tissues. While HBOT is well-known for its approved uses in conditions like decompression sickness, wound healing, and carbon monoxide poisoning, its potential stretches far beyond these standard applications. In this article, we delve into the off-label and unconventional uses of HBOT that have shown promise, along with a detailed history of its origins and evolution as a medical tool.