What Conditions Does It Treat?

What Conditions Does It Treat? 

  • Wounds that won’t heal
  • Skin or bone infection that causes tissue death
  • Radiation injuries (common after cancer treatment)
  • Gangrene
  • Skin grafts or skin flaps at risk of tissue death
  • Crush injuries
  • Air bubbles in blood vessels (arterial gas embolism)
  • Diving-related decompression sickness (the bends)
  • Carbon monoxide and cyanide poisoning
  • Burns
  • Severe anemia

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at Saint Francis currently provides treatment for all of these conditions except for burns and severe anemia.


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