Editorial: Veterans Fighting For Therapy


(Reflector.com) – Congressman Walter B. Jones Jr. has been working, without success, to gain approval for military doctors to prescribe hyperbaric oxygen therapy for mild traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Although the Defense Department refutes claims of successful treatment, based on its own clinical trials, veterans who have received the therapy through a physician in Louisiana tell a different story. Their stories should convince the Veterans Administration and the Department of Defense to give closer consideration to the value this therapy could have for treating veterans who suffer from combat injuries. CONTINUE