Conditions Treated

Approved indications for Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment:


  • Enhancement of healing in diabetic foot ulcers, and other suitable ischaemic (oxygen-starved) wounds
  • Skin grafts and flaps following Plastic Surgery
  • Healing of heat burns
  • Radiation injury (aftermath of radiotherapy for cancer treatment – affecting the jaw [mandible] or other areas)
  • Acute Sensorineural Hearing Loss (Sudden deafness)
  • Osteomyelitis (infection in bone – not responding to normal treatments)
  • Crush injuries and other oxygen-deficient injuries
  • Intracranial (brain) abscess
  • Gas gangrene (rare tissue infection)
  • Necrotizing Fasciitis (another rare infection of deep tissue)
  • Other rare infections (such as Actinomycosis)
  • Air or gas embolism – which can occur after injuries or operations
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Cyanide poisoning
  • Can be used for delayed union of bones*
  • Can be used for Avascular necrosis of the hip joint*
  • Enhanced healing following sports or other injuries

*(in some countries)