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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) Treatment for Strokes

Hyparbaric Therapy for Strokes

HBOT is an effective treatment for patients who have suffered from a stroke. One point to keep in mind is that this treatment cannot begin until the patient is in stable condition, including having a normal blood pressure level. Once you have been cleared for HBOT we can work with you to create the most effective course of treatment for your unique situation. This treatment modality has been effective in the treatment of patients who have brain damage due to a stroke, and can potentially help to improve your quality of life too.

The use of HBOT in stroke victims can increase the amount and concentration of oxygen that reaches the brain. The treatment consists of breathing concentrated 97% oxygen in a pressurized chamber. This increase in oxygen can help to reduce the amount of swelling on the brain which in turn can lead to better outcomes and fewer instances of irreversible brain damage. Time is of the essence, and getting you the most effective treatment as soon as possible is our goal.

Is HBOT an Appropriate Treatment Option for You or a Loved One?

Dr. Skaggs is at the forefront of hyperbaric treatment for strokes and other conditions. He is deeply involved in the research and advancement that surround this exciting treatment option, as it allows him to provide his patients with the most cutting-edge treatment methods available. If you are interested in learning more about this innovative treatment method, please call Skaggs Chiropractic today to schedule a consultation. We can review your case with you, and determine if HBOT is right for your post-stroke treatment.

HBOT is a specialized treatment that is customized for each patient, with variables such as the level of pressure in the chamber and the length of time of the oxygen administration. We will work closely with you to determine the proper treatment for your case that will provide the most effective results. If you or a loved one has recently suffered a stroke, HBOT can help you to reduce the swelling in the brain and help to improve your day to day quality of life; please call us today to set up a consultation with Dr. Skaggs.

Find Out More About the Effectiveness of Hyperbaric Treatment for After-Stroke Symptoms and Conditions

If you or a loved one have experienced a stroke and would like to learn more about how hyperbaric treatment can offer effective treatment, we are here to help! Please call our office today at 417-624-4242 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Skaggs. The office of Skaggs Chiropractic, LLC is conveniently located at 1802 West 32nd in Joplin.


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Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Myself and my wife both have had the pleasure of being clients of Steven Skaggs. Steve is the real deal with a huge heart and truly cares for his clients needs! Steve and his wonderful staff always go above and beyond to make sure that they are diagnosing and helping you with the best up to date information and technology available. I could not more highly recommend another Chiropractor in the Joplin area that will have your best interests in mind! Thank you for all you do Steven!"
    Jerry M.
  • "A huge thank you to Dr. Skaggs! My memory has been crap after my car wreck. Tonight after my Oxygen dive, I was able to recall an entire conversation to remember a request. That was huge for me."
    Michelle R.
  • "Dr. Skaggs found the cause of my frozen shoulder when the orthopedic docs didn' was partially sublexed!! After just 4-5 times of him putting it back in place I was able to start working on my range of motion!!!"
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