Hard Shell Vs. Soft Shell Hyperbaric Chambers

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Hard shell vs soft shell hyperbaric chambers

The difference between Hard shell Vs. Soft Shell Hyperbaric chambers

Hard Shell Vs. Soft Shell Hyperbaric Chambers.

Do you know know the difference between hard shell and soft shell hyperbaric chambers?  If not let me teach you the difference.  Hello my name is Dr. Louis Hilliard I have over 15 years of clinical experience in working with hyperbaric chambers.  I hope you enjoy my article.

There is a big difference between hyperbaric chambers and there approved uses.  In this article I will go over the differences and how you can choose the best chamber for your needs.  Hard shell Vs. Soft Shell chambers.


Chamber Comparison Hard shell vs. soft shell




Approved Uses

Costs For Chamber

Cost Per Visit

Professional Experience

Insurance Covered 

Home Use



Hard Shell

Acrylic Glass and Steel

2.0 -3.0 ATA

13 Conditions

$100,000 – $250,000

$500 – $1500 

Medical Physician & Certification



100% Oxygen 

Hospital, Medical Center

Soft Shell


1.3 ATA

Low Oxygen Levels Only

$3000 – $20,000

$50 – $100




90% Oxygen Concentrator 

Clinic or Home Use

Hard Shell Vs. Soft Shell HBOT Chambers

These is a big difference  between hard shell and soft shell hyperbaric chambers.  It is important for people considering hyperbaric oxygen therapy to know and understand the difference between the two.  If you have more questions about hyperbaric I encourage you to go to my blog and Youtube page.  You will find I cover various topics that I am sure will answer most of your questions. 

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