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Holliday tries unique healing treatment

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St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday (7) gets a high-five from Colby Rasmus after Holliday's home run during a spring training baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Monday, March 14, 2011, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) By Carlos Osorio St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday (7) gets a high-five from Colby Rasmus after Holliday's home run during a spring training baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Monday, March 14, 2011, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) By Carlos Osorio
St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday sits on the bench after being picked off at second base during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres on opening day Thursday, March 31, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam) By Tom Gannam St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday sits on the bench after being picked off at second base during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres on opening day Thursday, March 31, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam) By Tom Gannam
St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday makes a catch during a spring training baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Monday, March 14, 2011, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) By Carlos Osorio St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday makes a catch during a spring training baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Monday, March 14, 2011, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) By Carlos Osorio

By: Fred Bodimer, KMOX Sports

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday says he’s on the fast track to healing, following last week’s appendectomy, thanks to a unique approach being taken by the slugger to get better, faster.

We first heard about Holliday’s rehab efforts during Wednesday’s pre-game interview with Mike Shannon on KMOX. “David Freese has loaned me his hyperbaric chamber, so I’ve been laying in that,” Holliday said.  ”It’s a tube that you lay in with oxygen pumped in. It seems like it’s helped."

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