• Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)

Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment is the use of oxygen in a pressure chamber at greater than atmospheric pressures used as a medication to treat disease and injury. Clinical research and experience have show that pure oxygen at 1.5 atmospheres (HBOT) provides optimum beneficial results in treating certain chronic brain injuries, including TBI/PTSD. This link will discuss HBOT from the National Veterans Foundation and provides a toll free number to ask questions about seeking treatment.

Currently, this treatment is being studied by Dr. Paul Harch, MD of Louisana State University in New Orleans. For more information about his research he may be contacted at  or 1-504-568-3930 or visit to learn more about Dr. Harch’s work.

This method of treatment is still in the research stages.

HBOT4Heroes – North Carolina took a trailblazing step by enacting 2019 HB50, which authorizes the use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) for veterans afflicted with TBI and PTSD. The outcomes have been extraordinary! A 2021 report showcased an impressive 95% success rate in HBOT treatments among North Carolina Veterans. Have a question? Call: (919) 874-5754.


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