Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Improves Rattle Snake Bite

Posted on December 10, 2018

After one week of hyperbaric oxygen therapy at our facility, patient's range of motion increased by 45 degrees, he was able to walk without crutches, and had a large reduction of pain.

Rattlesnake bite!
We treated a 13 year old patient that got bit by a 6+ foot rattle snake. He spent a week in PICU receiving numerous doses of antivenom and was discharged from the hospital with decreased range of motion and pain in his knee. 
After one week of hyperbaric oxygen therapy at our facility, his range of motion increased by 45 degrees, he was able to walk without crutches, and had a large reduction of pain!

Here is a study on venemous snake bites treated by hyperbaric oxygen therapy:
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