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Can you treat Parkinson's with a hyperbaric oxygen chamber?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care
3 doctors agree

In brief: Parkinson's

The research that has looked at this issue is not conclusive.
This indication is not one of the those approved for payment from medicare so the cost burden returns to the patient.

In brief: Parkinson's

The research that has looked at this issue is not conclusive.
This indication is not one of the those approved for payment from medicare so the cost burden returns to the patient.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Dr. Halsey Wyatt
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (hbot) is not approved for use in this condition by the fda, the centers for medicare and medicaid services (cms) or the undersea and hyperbaric medical society.
While there are a number of studies looking at hbot for certain neurological conditions, there is no evidence for any benefit in parkinson's.

In brief: No

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (hbot) is not approved for use in this condition by the fda, the centers for medicare and medicaid services (cms) or the undersea and hyperbaric medical society.
While there are a number of studies looking at hbot for certain neurological conditions, there is no evidence for any benefit in parkinson's.
Dr. Halsey Wyatt
Dr. Halsey Wyatt
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Dr. John Walker
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

No research to show this helps.

In brief: No

No research to show this helps.
Dr. John Walker
Dr. John Walker
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