Hyperbaric Oxygenation Therapy Now Available For Arizona Veterans

By Lauren Gilger
Published: Friday, April 6, 2018 - 1:39pm

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(Photo by Robert Shields - Joint Base San Antonio)
Army Capt. Kyle Salik receives hyperbaric oxygenation therapy at Brooke Army Medical Center in June 2017.

Veterans with traumatic brain injuries and some kinds of post-traumatic stress disorder will now be able to receive hyperbaric oxygenation therapy in Arizona.

A new bill just signed by Governor Doug Ducey creates a private-public partnership and provides $25,000 in seed money toward the treatment for veterans.

And, for more on this, The Show's Lauren Gilger is joined by Dr. Audrey Erman, director of the Head and Neck Oncology Program at the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine in Tucson.

They start with the basics — how does this therapy work?

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