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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Migraines

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on August 8, 2016

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Headaches and migraines impact your life by making it difficult to focus and concentrate. When you visit a chiropractor for migraines or recurring headaches, a professional may recommend hyperbaric oxygen therapy. At Skaggs Chiropractic, we offer oxygen therapy to help with your symptoms and pain.

What is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy?

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a treatment used to increase your bodies oxygen levels. The chamber or vessel where you go through the therapy has an increased atmospheric pressure and provides an increased amount of oxygen. As you breathe in the oxygen, your body becomes saturated with oxygen in the blood vessels. This in turn cause peck performance by the cells of the body, faster healing times, helps to regulate the immune system and diminish pain.

The goal of the treatment is improving your overall health by providing a key part of your life. You cannot live without enough oxygen and the treatment helps saturate your blood with the essential element.

Migraine Treatment with Oxygen Therapy in Joplin

When you visit our clinic for migraine treatment in Joplin, we may recommend oxygen therapy as part of a holistic plan. A chiropractor discusses your situation and clarifies the factors contributing to your migraines and headaches. We then develop a personalized plan to address the discomfort and encourage your body to heal.

In some cases, we use oxygen therapy to address the immediate pain of your migraines. Since it starts relieving pain within 30 to 40 minutes, you will notice a drop in the duration of discomfort. We also use the treatment when the underlying causes of the migraines relate to low oxygen levels in your blood. We may combine the treatment with chiropractic adjustments, hyperbaric oxygen therapy and other natural treatments to help with long-term goals.

Treating a migraine or headache starts with finding a cause your pain. Low pressure oxygen chambers allow the oxygen element into your system and help with your symptoms and pain. To learn more about the use of oxygen in migraine and headache treatments or for an appointment, call 417-624-4242 today.

Posted In: Chiropractic Migraine Treatment Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy