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Sports injuries

J. Scott Delaney, MD; D. L. Montgomery, PhD How Can Hyperbaric Oxygen Contribute to Treatment? THE PHYSICIAN AND SPORTSMEDICINE - VOL 29 - NO. 3 - MARCH 2001

Ishii Y, Deie M, Adachi N, Yasunaga Y, Sharman P, Miyanaga Y, Ochi M. Hyperbaric oxygen as an adjuvant for athletes. Sports Med. 2005;35(9):739-46.

“…HBO treatment has been reported to reduce post-injury swelling in animals, and in humans; swelling was also mitigated, but to a lesser extent. Positive results have also been reported regarding tissue remodeling after injury, with injuries involving bones, muscles and ligaments showing improved recovery. Furthermore, HBO treatment has effectively increased recovery from fatigue. This was clearly seen at the Nagano Winter Olympics, where sports players experiencing fatigue were successfully treated, enabling the players to continue performing in the games….”

Staples JR, Clement DB, Taunton JE, McKenzie DC.Effects of hyperbaric oxygen on a human model of injury. Am J Sports Med. 1999 Sep-Oct;27(5):600-5.


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