In a randomized controlled trial, Feng et al. (2017) evaluated the effectiveness of hyperbaric oxygen compared to psychotherapy or standard rehabilitation on anxiety symptoms. The study found significant difference in levels of anxiety among those that received HBO compared to standard rehabilitation group. No significant difference was seen among HBO and psychotherapy.
There is level 1b evidence that hyperbaric oxygen may improve symptoms of anxiety post SCI.
Hyperbaric oxygen may improve symptoms of anxiety post SCI.