Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Learn about what it is and the amazing benefits

Introducing Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)

We are excited to offer HBOT here at Freedom Healthcare


HBOT is a chamber (as pictured below), where we can increase the atmospheric pressure similar to scuba diving about 30 feet down. When you add supplemental oxygen, it helps the body to heal 30-75% faster and better than recovering at standard atmospheric pressure.


The increased pressure pushes oxygen into your blood plasma (the liquid part of your blood) and helps diffuse it into your tissues up to 3 times higher than normal. This pressure stimulates small blood vessels to grow deeper into your tissues so that nutrients can penetrate further and promote healing and regeneration. This treatment is helpful for (almost) anything and everything that needs to be healed or repaired in your body.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy chamber at Freedom Healthcare in Sandy, UT

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If you want to schedule or know more (read below), please contact the Sandy location office with any questions by clicking the contact us link.


Treatments are one hour. Each treatment builds upon the prior treatments. Some people may want one or two treatments, and some may want to do up to 40+ (it depends on your treatment goals).

For quick recovery from sports, like a challenging tennis match, minor injury, or a long endurance race, one to two treatments would work great. However, for more severe conditions, such as long COVID symptoms, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue, you may consider 10-40+ treatments. There are more examples below.


Around the world, there are 70-80 recognized and studied conditions that HBOT therapy has been proven to help. However, given the mechanism of action, which is increasing oxygenation and blood flow deeper into tissues, it can be helpful for any condition that requires healing or repair. It doesn’t mean this treatment will cure all things, but it improves symptoms. Studies consistently show 30% faster and better outcomes and 80% of conditions treated have significant improvement.

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Examples of:

What could be treated


Long-COVID symptoms/COVID Brain

This symptomatology is relatively new and still being studied. Preliminary studies have been done on COVID brain, loss of smell and taste, fatigue, vascular and neurologic problems. These symptoms appear to be due to ongoing inflammation and overreaction of the immune system, which HBOT helps reverse. It also increases blood flow, oxygen, and nutrients to the damaged tissues thereby assisting in the repair/healing process.

Autoimmune Diseases

HBOT decreases inflammation which helps with autoimmune diseases (Crohn’s disease, Rheumatoid arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Lupus, and more). Studies have shown great success in reducing inflammation in these conditions, even putting some patients into remission, if they completed enough sessions.

Pain and Inflammation (due to injury, infection, or disease)

One hour of HBOT has been compared to the anti-inflammatory effect of 12,000mg of Ibuprofen without the toxic side effects (the highest recommended dose of Ibuprofen is 800mg three times daily).

Parasympathetic/Autonomic Response

HBOT helps improve autonomic function (the processes in your body that you don’t do voluntarily), such as digestion, relaxation, sleep, and restoration.

Epigenetic Expression

HBOT can change how your genes are expressed by helping genetic predispositions calm down if they are overactive. For example, HBOT can positively affect 8,101 known genes, reducing inflammation and pain by releasing “feel-good” hormones, endorphins, and neurotransmitters. In addition, HBOT increases sleep quality, regulates stress by decreasing the fight or flight reaction, and improves the rest/digest/repair state.

HBOT has shown benefits

In all of the following conditions:

  • Achy joints
  • ADHD – it helps with focus as well as increasing the neurotransmitters in the brain that are needed in ADHD
  • Alzheimer’s/Dementia
  • Angina – after 40 treatments, HBOT has been shown that people with cardiovascular disease have improved cardiovascular function
  • Asthma/Allergies
  • Autism – may help with symptoms
  • Bone density
  • Brain fog
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Chronic fatigue (depending on the underlying causes)
  • Decreases swelling
  • Depression/Anxiety
  • Detoxification
  • Drug withdrawal
  • Energy and stamina
  • Enhances physical therapy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headaches
  • Hair growth and health
  • Increases collagen and stem cell production, which slows down many aging processes
  • Increases circulation
  • Improves and supports immune system
  • Lyme disease
  • Mold exposure
  • Mood swings
  • Neuropathy
  • Plastic surgery – after surgery people see much less swelling and bruising and can go out in public sooner
  • Post-stroke recovery
  • Post-heart attack recovery
  • Post-concussion/traumatic brain injury recovery
  • Post-surgery recovery – HBOT has been shown to decrease recovery time by 30-75%
  • Strength and mobility
  • Wound healing and diabetic ulcers
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      Pre-event treatment

      If you have an important event, meeting, presentation, talk, or exam coming up, a few treatments can improve mental clarity and focus.

      Recommend: 1-5 treatments (in advance).

      Post-event Treatment

      75% faster recovery

      HBOT treatment can help with intense workouts, long races, weightlifting, illness, and surgery.This treatment can help athletes and we recommend a session the day before and the day after a big event. HBOT makes cells more efficient at using oxygen to repair the body and creates and improves stamina. 

      As we all know, there is not a one-pill cure-all treatment. Lifestyle and exposure affect our short-term and long-term health. The better nutrients you have in your body during HBOT, the better the outcomes will likely be.



      It is suggested to pretreat with good antioxidants and good quality Omega-3 fatty acids. We suggest the following available in our office or click the links below:


      two of these with breakfast for a few days before starting treatment.



      One scoop in water daily.



      Two pills twice daily.


      The cost is $100 per hour, but the price goes down incrementally if you purchase packages of 10, 20, 30, or 40+ treatments.

      If you’ve made it this far, you have learned important information that may help you or a loved one. Please contact the Sandy office and schedule.


      If you have the following conditions, you should not use HBOT:

      • Collapsed or punctured lung
      • Sickle cell anemia
      • High fever
      • Sinus and ear congestion
      • Hereditary spherocytosis
      • COPD
      • Pregnancy

      If you are on the following medications, you should not use HBOT:

      • Bleomycin
      • Cisplatin
      • Doxorubicin
      • Sulfamylon
      • Disulfiram
      • Mafenide Acetate

      Note: you need to clear your ears as though you are driving up the mountain and your ears get clogged. So if you are congested, it is recommended that you wait until the congestion resolves. Decongestants may help, and you can always try, but you may not be able to get fully under pressure, and you could be at risk of popping an eardrum.

      The FDA has approved 14 conditions for HBOT. In addition, other countries have studied, recognized, and approved up to 94 conditions. The statements/claims made in this email are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

      Only at the Sandy location. 

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      Suite #250

      Sandy, UT

      (801) 996-4306

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