If you have had radiation as part of your cancer treatment, you MAY be a candidate for hyperbaric oxygen therapy, if you:
Hyperbaric oxygen is time sensitive, as you may want to start it BEFORE your surgery.
Ask your doctor for a hyperbaric medicine consultation to see if you would benefit from this treatment.
“Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) can be such a game changer for those of us in the cancer community who have or will undergo radiation! Empower yourself by knowing your options and learning more about this highly effective intervention for wound healing!”
Medicare and Medicaid are among the several insurance providers that cover HBOT for authorized diseases. Check your individual coverage to see whether you are qualified based on your specific circumstances.
For instance, some insurance companies may pay HBOT as an additional treatment for wound healing if normal wound healing therapies have failed to provide demonstrable benefits after 30 days.
Your HBOT/wound healing clinic will prepare you for your first consultation. Typical guidance comprises:
This page is sponsored by CūtisCare and HyperbaricAware.com in partnership with the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, providing an educational resource for patients and physicians to learn more about hyperbaric oxygen therapy, the indications, and patient selection criteria for treatment. We invite you and your physician to explore the site to learn more about this life-changing therapy.