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Wellness may come in a bag

Brain injury patients could benefit from hyperbaric therapy
It’s all about getting oxygen to the brain. Corey Chavez, director of warehouse operations for Chinook Medical Gear, is inside the Gamow Mountain Bag, a portable hyperbaric chamber for treating altitude sickness. Sam Redman, lead kit builder, used a foot pump to inflate the bag. Chinook hopes to become a distributor of an even more sophisticated chamber for the military to treat traumatic brain injuries.
The increased pressure of the bag is believed to dissolve more oxygen, which can restore the function of nerve cells in the brain. Corey Chavez, director of warehouse operations, is inside the Gamow Mountain Bag.
The Gamow Mountain Bag, which Corey Chavez, Chinook’s director of warehouse operations, demonstrates, has low-pressure hyperbaria.

Wellness may come in a bag

It’s all about getting oxygen to the brain. Corey Chavez, director of warehouse operations for Chinook Medical Gear, is inside the Gamow Mountain Bag, a portable hyperbaric chamber for treating altitude sickness. Sam Redman, lead kit builder, used a foot pump to inflate the bag. Chinook hopes to become a distributor of an even more sophisticated chamber for the military to treat traumatic brain injuries.
The increased pressure of the bag is believed to dissolve more oxygen, which can restore the function of nerve cells in the brain. Corey Chavez, director of warehouse operations, is inside the Gamow Mountain Bag.
The Gamow Mountain Bag, which Corey Chavez, Chinook’s director of warehouse operations, demonstrates, has low-pressure hyperbaria.
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