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Dr. LoRang Attended the 2023 IHA Conference in Florida!

Dr. LoRang with Drs. Jason and Melissa Sonners of HBOT USA

Each year, the International Hyperbaric Association hosts an annual conference which features hyperbaric education, training and keynote presentations from some of the most well-known names in Functional Medicine.

This year, the conference was held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Dr. LoRang was able to spend 4 days with the leading experts in the field of hyperbaric medicine. While at the conference, Dr. LoRang completed his Safety Director Level 2 coursework through IBUM.

Dr. LoRang returns with even greater excitement about hyperbaric oxygen therapy and how it may help so many patients in our community!

Dr. LoRang with Dr. Joe Dituri. Dr. Dituri recently broke the world record for days lived underwater, staying below surface for 100 days!

The topics and presenters for this year's conference are listed in the drop-down menu below. If any of these topics resonate with you, please feel free to reach out to discuss possible therapy options in our chambers:


  • Brain Fitness - Patrick Porter, MD

  • Healing Your Gut with Hydrogen - Paul Barattiero, ND

  • mHBOT Research - Kent MacLaughlin, PhD

  • Mindset & Wellness - Justin Roethlingschoefer

  • Keynote: Hyperbaric Oxygen - A Renaissance? TBI, Stroke, Aging, Cognition - Joseph Maroon, MD, FACS

  • Current State of Affairs in Hyperbarics, Regulatory Updates, & Lobbying - Justin Schrenger, Tom Fox, Jason Sonners, Amy Odem, Shannon Kenitz

  • HBOT and Immune Tolerance: Autoimmunity, Chronic Infection, and Immune Activation Syndromes - James Neuenschwander, MD, FMAPS

  • Introduction to Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) - Daniel Rossignol, MD, FAAFP, FMAPS

  • Panel Discussion: Women's Health - Masha Makeeva, Melissa Sonners, Mindy Peiz

  • Oxygen - The Missing Piece in Metabolic & Hormonal Health for Women - Mindy Peiz, DC

  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy VS. Alzheimer's Disease - Allen Meglin, MD

  • Diabetes: The NEW Hor"eye"zon! - Debra Williams, OD

  • Panel Discussion: Sports Performance & Recovery from Pediatrics to Professional - Joseph Maroon, Dave Goto, Randy Naidoo, Sam Sunshine, Jordan Matthews

  • Keynote: Hyperbaric Treatments in Cerebral Palsy: The Incredible Journey and Evergoing Battle - Pierre Marois, MD. FRCP(c)

  • The Use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Women's Health - Masha Makeeva, ND

  • Combining Detox with Hyperbaric: What You Need to Know - Daniel Pompa, DC

  • Sleep Optimization and Hyperbarics - Kirk Parsley, MD

  • Latest updates in Cancer - Zayd Ratansi, ND

  • Unmasking the Oxygen Conundrum: The Dual Effects of Hyperoxia and Hypoxia and Implications for Neurodegenerative Disorders - Jason Sonners, DC

  • Signature Wounding: The Silent Epidemic & Legacy of Military Service - Thomas Fox, MAS, MS, CHT

  • Pediatric Hyperbaric Experience & The Impact on Mitochondria - Randy Naidoo, MD FAAP, ABIHM

  • Panel Discussion: Longevity - Ben Azadi, James Neuenschwander, Daniel Pompa, Kirk Parsley, Olga Aguilera

You can also check out the conference introduction video, featuring Dr. Masha Makeeva of the Hyperbaric Living with Dr. Masha podcast, and Shannon Kenitz, the executive director of the International Hyperbaric Association:


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