Brain Damage
High hopes HBOT helps 16-month old drowning victim

High hopes HBOT helps 16-month old drowning victim

Ayla Pinkett, 16-months old, fell into a retention pond a month ago.  She nearly drowned to death and was left in a comatose state. Her family has pushed for the girl to receive hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) to aid in her recovery.  To date, they raised over $6,000...

Oxygen and pressure to benefit brain health

Oxygen and pressure to benefit brain health

A recent systematic review published in the journal Frontiers in Neurology discovered that hyperbaric oxygen therapy could be a very effective and safe therapy option for mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI). The review was conducted by Dr. Paul G. Harch, a clinical...

NC veterans with TBI, PTSD to receive free hyperbaric oxygen treatments

NC veterans with TBI, PTSD to receive free hyperbaric oxygen treatments

Extivita RTP is finding success using hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) to treat veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI).  Under Senate Bill 422, and in collaboration with The Community Foundation of NC East,...