ABOUT THE CENTER
HBO Medical Support Center is a newly opened center with a renovated building, located in the courtyard of the district hospital - Multiprofile Hospital for Active Treatment „“Prof. Dr Stoyan Kirkovich”“ Stara Zagora. The center is equipped with a state-of-the-art hyperbaric chamber, physiotherapy and rehabilitation rooms. For maximum patient convenience, the center operates 7 days a week, with opening hours from 8:00 am to 06:00 pm. You can easily schedule an appointment both by calling the phones listed here and by using the Facebook page. The center operates in the following areas: private patients, patients under the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) and private health funds.
The physiotherapy sector is supplied with equipment from leading Bulgarian and European manufacturers. Examinations and consultations are performed by a highly experienced physician -a physiotherapist.
HBO Medical Support Center offers an innovative therapeutic method for the region and the country in a high-end hyperbaric chamber. The chamber has a length of 6 meters and a maximum working pressure of up to 5 bar. Inside, it is equipped with 8 wide and comfortable seats, and for additional comfort, a screen that allows you to watch a movie or listen to music is installed. Procedures are prescribed by a qualified physician after a medical examination. Each oxygen therapy session is performed under the supervision of certified specialists.
The modern equipment, as well as the highly qualified medical staff, allow for HBO Medical Support Center to claim a medical establishment that has reached European standards.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
DOES THE CENTER WORK WITH NHIF?
HBO Medical Support Center is already working with the National Health Insurance Fund with medical referrals for physical medicine and rehabilitation. Procedures in the hyperbaric chamber are not covered by the Fund.
HOW LONG DOES A PROCEDURE TAKE?
Most often, the duration of a procedure is between 1-2 hours.
IS THE PROCEDURE PAINFUL FOR THE PATIENT?
The procedure is not painful.
HOW DOES THE HYPERBARIC OXYGEN CHAMBER FEEL?
Only at the beginning and the end of the procedure, when the pressure rises or falls, you may experience a slight discomfort in the ears similar to flying on a plane.
“ Every time you go up in an aeroplane, you are sitting in a hyperbaric chamber.“Hyperbaric” is simply a term describing an increase in ambient pressure”.
Prof. Philip James
HOW MANY PROCEDURES ARE NEEDED FOR THE EFFECT TO TAKE PLACE?
Depending on the disease, the number of procedures is determined by the objective assessment of a physician. Improvement in each patient is manifested after a different number of procedures, with some patients taking 6-8 sessions.
WHAT MEDICAL CONDITIONS DOES THE HBO CHAMBER HELP WITH?
It has beneficial effects on:
- Traumatic injuries and orthopedic impairments;
- After surgical interventions;
- Cardiovascular and vascular diseases;
- Conditions after radiation therapy treatment;
- Conditions of the ear, nose, and throat ;
- Gastrointestinal diseases;
- Central and peripheral nervous system disorders;
- Dermatological diseases;
- Gynecological diseases;
- Ophthalmic diseases of vascular origin.
- Diabetic foot;
- Multiple sclerosis;