What is a Chronic Wound?

A chronic wound is a wound that does not heal with conventional therapy. Chronic wounds are a result of an underlying condition such as infection, poor circulation, pressure or poor nutrition. Chronic wounds can also be cause by a disease such as diabetes, peripheral vascular disease or venous disease.

Common types of Chronic Wounds:

  • Diabetic and neuropathic ulcers
  • Venous stasis ulcers
  • Arterial ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Surgical wounds
  • Brown Recluse spider bites
  • Abscesses
  • Radiation injuries
  • Traumatic injuries
  • Skin tears
  • Necrotizing fasciitis
  • Crush wounds

Working alongside your primary care physician, our team evaluates your wound and current health status to determine the most effective treatment options for you. During treatment, our team will clean and dress your wound, work to educate you about the source of your wound, and provide progress reports about your healing to you and your primary care physician.

What is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy?

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a medical treatment that exposes the body to 100% oxygen at a pressure that is greater than what you normally experience inside of a total body chamber. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy exposes a wound to 100% oxygen and can speed the healing process

Common conditions treated with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy:

  • Refractory Osteomyelitis
  • Skin flaps or wound grafts
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Crush wounds
  • Radiation treatment
  • Pressure sores or ulcers
  • Gangrene
  • Wounds that have not healed with conventional therapy

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