Inside Bay Area – San Mateo County Times – Local News
It’s called a hyperbaric chamber and it outputs oxygen at much higher pressure than what we normally breath. Eden is the only Sutter health care facility with such a chamber, and according to staff at Eden, it has improved the health of many.
High concentrations of oxygen help keep oxygen-starved tissues alive. It is used to treat more than a dozen illnesses including carbon monoxide poisoning, decompression sickness, severe anemia, sports injuries and stubborn wounds. Advocates of alternative healing believe the chamber is also useful for brain healing in dementia, cerebral palsy, stroke and Lyme Disease patients.