Originally posted on Fox Sports Detroit  |  By DAVE DYE  |  Last updated 9/3/13
ALLEN PARK, Mich. - Detroit Lions safety Louis Delmas has been injured so often since becoming a NFL player that he purchased a hyperbaric chamber for his home. Ive spent more money on this knee, Delmas said Tuesday following practice. If you walk into my house, youll think I have a whole hospital in that bad boy. Delmas, entering his fifth season, said he paid 25,000 for the hyperbaric chamber, a sealed vessel with elevated oxygen levels to promote healing. Some nights, he sleeps in it. I go in there when Im exhausted, right after practice, Delmas said. If I get in there before 8 oclock, I stay in there for two hours. If I get in any time after eight, nine-ish, I stay in there the rest of the night. He also owns an ice machine not a lot of people have that, Delmas bragged - along with other medical devices for his home. This is the price he pays to try to get on the field as often as possible despite chronic knee problems. Delmas didnt practice that often, played in only on...
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