What is Ozone Therapy?

Ozone (O3) is a colorless gas that is made up of three oxygen particles. The regular oxygen (O2) that we breathe every day is made up of just two oxygen particles. Because ozone has three oxygen particles rather than two, it is considered an ‘activated’ form of oxygen. Ozone is used in many applications where more oxygen is beneficial such as water purification, air purification, and medical ozone therapies.

When the body needs to be supercharged with oxygen particles, ozone is the go-to option. Ozone is used to promote oxygen utilization leading to an increase in immune cell production and activating your own stem cells to optimize physical functionality and healing. This unique therapy is given to patients to detoxify the body, help fight infections, treat diseases, and accelerate recovery.

Ozone therapy is a biological modifier and this type of therapy has been around for 100 years. It is widely used in Europe in countries such as Germany, Spain and Italy. it can be used to help promote a healthier immune system and overall lifestyle. Some of the common conditions that ozone therapy is used to help with are:

Infections (viral, bacterial, fungal)
Autoimmune (e.g fibromyalgia)
Chronic joint pain
Wound healing
Cancer (optimizes treatment)
Respiratory (e.g. bronchitis)
Digestive (e.g. Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis), and heart conditions (e.g. heart attack)
Improve athletic performance and even help reduce jet lag
Helps detoxify the body

What Does Ozone Therapy Do?
Ozone therapy works to increase the oxygen utilization of systems in our body which in turn promotes the immune system. The disinfecting qualities of ozone make it a highly recommended method for treating viral and bacterial infections.

Oxygen is also the basis of energy for all the cells in the body. As we take in more oxygen molecules through ozone therapy, our cells are able to produce more energy. This increase in energy helps the body heal itself, correct any damaged systems, and provide the support you need to feel better.

Ozone treatment is safe, effective and preventive. Your doctor will determine the best treatment option and frequency for your needs.

For more information on ozone therapy or to request an appointment give us a call at (347) 803-6954.