UPDATE: Meghan K. Edmonds Shares 'Incredible Moment' Son Hart Stands For The 'First Time' After HBOT


Credit: Meghan King Edmonds

Meghan King Edmonds‘ 14-month-old son is making some serious progress since his mom revealed in early July that he’d been diagnosed with “irreversible brain damage,” taking to his feet all on his own in a new video The Real Housewives of Orange County alum shared to Instagram on Monday.


“Hart stood today for the first time! And I’m not talking for a half second, he stood for almost a whole minute!” King Edmonds, 34, captioned a photo and clip of her son showing off his skills. “Both his PT and OT were there (and this wasn’t during therapy),” she continued. “What a special and incredible moment! #gohartgo


The mom of three revealed in early July that Hart “minor Periventricular Leukomalacia on both sides of his brain” and is “at risk for being diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy.”


Weeks later, King Edmonds explained that Hart has been undergoing hyperbaric oxygen therapy. According to the Mayo Clinic, the therapy increases oxygen in the blood and is used to treat several medical conditions.


“Four times a week either Jimmy or I ‘dive’ with Hart in a hyperbaric compressed oxygen chamber (HBOT),” she captioned a photo of herself giving her son a kiss on the cheek. “After 5 dives we are already seeing progress: lifting his left leg on stairs when his right is restrained, bear crawling (perhaps trying to stand?), more willingly taking steps with assistance, and cruising from the couch to the coffee table.”


Read the full story on Yahoo.

0 views
Got a question? Reach out to us.

©2020 SoCal Hyperbaric Oxygen Center

  • RSS Social Icon
  • Yelp Social Icon
  • Instagram Social Icon
  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon
  • LinkedIn Social Icon

The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for the diagnosis, treatment, cure, prevention and advice of a qualified licensed professional. This website offers people general information about hyperbaric chamber oxygen therapy (HBOT) in Los Angeles, California, and in no way should anyone consider that this site represents the practice of medicine. This site assumes no responsibility for how this material is used. Also note that this website frequently updates its contents, due to a variety of reasons. Not all statements or implied hyperbaric chamber oxygen treatments on this website have been evaluated or approved by the FDA. It is important that you do not reduce, change, or discontinue any medication or treatment without first consulting your doctor. Please consult with your doctor before beginning any new hyperbaric oxygen therapy program.