Literature on Commonly Treated Diagnoses

Bone and Tissue Injuries Related to Radiation

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for late radiation-induced tissue toxicity: prospectively patient-reported outcome measures in breast cancer patients (Teguh,  et. al, 2016)


In these breast cancer patients with radiation injuries treated with HBOT, patients observed improvements. HBOT was a well-tolerated and any side-effects were reported as minimal and reversible.



Radiation-induced cystitis treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy (RICH-ART): a randomised, controlled, phase 2–3 trial


The researchers results suggest that HBOT reduces the symptoms of late radiation cystitis and is a safe and well-tolerated treatment option.

Diabetic Ulcers

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Ischemic Foot Ulcers in Type 2 Diabetes: A Clinical Trial 


When compared to only standard wound care, HBOT with Standard wound area significantly more reduce the ulcer area and depth in diabetic patients.  Participants were followed every week for 4 weeks and their ulcers were measured for their surface area and depth to assess any change in wound size.

Chronic Osteomyelitis

Effectiveness of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for the Management of Chronic Osteomyelitis: A Systematic Review of the Literature 


Researches reviewed 96 studies that looked at HBOT as a treatment option for Chronic Osteomyelitis. All patients had previously received antibiotics and debridement and were considered chronic osteomyelitis. They found that 308 (73.5%) of 419 patients with complete data had a successful outcome and no reported relapse, supporting that HBOT is beneficial in the healing of chronic osteomyelitis.

HBOT in the Media

MHC in the Media

Crain’s Cleveland Business: Local docs breathing easier as oxygen therapy unit takes off

An article written when Drs. Charles Cowap and Robert Gordon launched MHC after discussing the idea during a ski trip.

Medina Hospital opens center for wound treatment

New Studies:

First-Time Human Study Shows Reversal in Biology of Aging – Telomere Shortening and Senescent Cells Accumulation – with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)–telomere-shortening-and-senescent-cells-accumulation–with-hyperbaric-oxygen-therapy-hbot-301176053.html

New Study Finds Novel Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Protocol Can Improve Cognitive Function of Healthy Older Adults

“Research from the Sagol Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Research Published in Peer Reviewed Journal Aging first to Show Enhanced Brain Function and Improved Cognitive Capabilities Resulting from Novel Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Treatment”

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Used to Help Veterans Heal

“The O’Reilly Factor” has been a vocal supporter of the Independence Fund, which provides high-tech wheelchairs, specialized equipment and medical care to severely wounded veterans. Visit the link below to see how hyperbaric oxygen therapy has changed the lives of veterans.

Hospitals Tout Benefits of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

A report by U.S. News & World Report

Joe Namath Talks about Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Traumatic Brain Injuries

Joe wanted athletes, veterans and accident victims to have the same opportunity for hope and healing. The clinical team wanted to further investigate the rehabilitative promise of HBO therapy in those with chronic brain and neurological injury.

Joe Namath Neurological Research Center

ABC News GMA News Story Related to Joe’s HBOT Treatments