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    Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy For COVID-19

    COVID-19 is ravaging our country, including Colorado and the city of Denver, which here at NeuraPerformance Brain Center, we call home. It is an ongoing pandemic, and much research needs to be done on treatment options, however, hyperbaric oxygen therapy may help people who have been exposed to COVID-19.  Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, or HBOT, allows you to breathe pure oxygen in a pressurized tube,…Read More

  2. Benefits Of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

    Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is one of the many treatments NeuraPerformance Brain Center in Denver offers its patients. Many people benefit from hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which involves breathing pure oxygen in a room or tube where the air pressure is increased to three times higher than normal air pressure. Our patients spend around an hour in the hyperbaric oxygen chamber and you are welcome to re…Read More

  3. What Is A Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber?

    A Brief History 1660s - Hyperbaric oxygen therapy dates back to 1662. Nathaniel Henshaw, a British physician, discovered that you could use compressed air in a chamber to achieve an HBO2 environment. Around this same time, Boyle’s Law was also originated. This law states that the pressure of a given mass and its volume have an inverse relationship at a constant temperature. 1860s - Neurologist J…Read More

  4. How To Prepare For A Visit To Our Center

    Whether you are visiting us for hyperbaric oxygen therapy in Denver or for concussion recovery, our team is ready to help you from the moment you first arrive. Here at NueraPerformance Brain Center, we work with everyone from professional athletes who want to improve their sports performance to people who are simply looking for relief from chronic migraines. Regardless of what brings you to our ce…Read More

  5. HBOT For People Suffering From PTSD

    Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) can help alleviate the symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Whether you are a veteran, active servicemember, first responder, or someone else who is suffering from PTSD, you are welcome at NeuraPerformance Brain Center in Denver. According to NHS Choices, one in three people who experience severe trauma develop PTSD. While it’s not totally clear why…Read More

  6. What is Oxygen Toxicity?

    In a recent blog post, we discussed the possible side effects and complications of hyperbaric oxygen therapy, one of which is called oxygen toxicity, also known as oxygen poisoning. If you were surprised to learn that too much oxygen can actually be a bad thing, keep reading to learn exactly why something so important for our survival can cause us harm. Hypoxia & Hyperoxia You’ve likely hear…Read More

  7. Side Effects and Complications of HBOT

    Before we really delve into the risks of HBOT, we want to stress the fact that hyperbaric oxygen therapy is very safe, and most patients experience few to no side effects. That being established, we believe in the power of education here at NeuraPerformance Brain Center, so we want to let you know the possible side effects and complications of HBOT. If you experience any of these side effects or c…Read More

  8. HBOT Benefits For Athletes

    Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has many benefits for patients who opt for this treatment, but there are a number of benefits that offer specific advantages to athletes, such as faster post-workout recovery times. If you’re an athlete living in the Denver area, keep reading to learn about the benefits you could be experiencing through hyperbaric oxygen therapy at our Denver brain center. We are proud …Read More

  9. Why Do We Need Oxygen? Part 2

    In a previous blog post, we discussed the role of oxygen within the body and why we need it in order to survive. Do you remember how the body’s cells synthesize ATP to energize its functions? This process occurs within the mitochondria, an organelle found in most cells. Unfortunately, age, poor diet and lifestyle choices, and stress factors can all deplete a cell’s mitochondria, which means th…Read More

  10. Why Do We Need Oxygen? Part 1

    We are all essentially born with the understanding that oxygen is required for us to survive. Some of us become hyper aware of this fact after falling off of boat docks when we were kids or show off this fact by seeing who can hold their breath the longest before passing out (kids, right?). What many of us fail to understand, however, is exactly WHY we need oxygen to survive. Why do we get lighthe…Read More