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Types of Chambers:
The Family Physicians' Center features five Sechrist chambers: one 3200 and four 2500B's.
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The facility maintains 24 hour/day, weekend, and emergency service/physician on-call.
Consultations & Appointments:
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What is HBOT?
What are the benefits of HBOT?
What conditions does HBOT treat?
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How should patients prepare for treatment?
How is HBOT administered?
Is HBOT safe?
Are there any side effects?
What information does the technician need to know from the patient prior to HBOT?
How does hyperbaric oxygen help brain injury or stroke?
How does hyperbaric oxygen help a child with cerebral palsy (CP) or traumatic brain injury (TBI)?
How are patients referred for treatment?
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The obvious benefits of HBOT treatments are seen in these progressive brain scans.
Curt Allen, Jr. was an 18 year old man who was involved in a high speed motor vehicle accident in June, 2004, in which he sustained severe traumatic brain injury. Curt was in a coma at the scene of the accident. He was admitted to an acute care hospital, underwent brain surgery to relieve pressure and placed in the ICU in critical condition. After one month he was transferred to a highly regarded post-acute brain injury rehabilitation center in Southeast Louisiana where he remained for 3 months. During these three months he made such minimal progress that he was discharged as a failure of standard intensive traumatic brain injury therapy. The day before discharge from this center his mother attended a local church where she asked the priest to request that the congregation pray for her son’s recovery. After the priest fulfilled this request during Mass Mrs. Allen was approached by a physician patient of mine to whom I had delivered low-pressure HBOT years before for his stroke and subsequent traumatic brain injury. My patient referred Mrs. Allen to me and the following week Curt was evaluated at my clinic.
The video you will view records the astounding recovery that Curt made as he underwent a course of HBOT. The segments of the video were edited from the running VHS tape I recorded of Curt’s progress beginning 4 months after his severe traumatic brain injury through 89 HBOT’s. Since the voices on the tape are hard to discern in places and Curt is speaking in hushed tones the following narrative accompanies each segment on the tape... More