Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine Center

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Sometimes the body's natural healing ability is not enough. When that happens, the Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center at St. Mary's is ready to help, with advanced technology and professional expertise. Benefits may include shorter healing time, fewer days in the hospital, prevention of permanent disability, and a lower chance of amputation.

Indications for Advanced Wound Healing

  • A wound that has not healed for over 30 days
  • Bone infection (osteomyelitis)
  • Gangrene
  • Skin tears or lacerations
  • Post-operative infections
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Venous ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Peripheral vascular disease ulcers
  • Slow or non-healing surgical wounds
  • Brown recluse spider wounds
  • Failing or compromised skin/muscle grafts or flaps
  • Radiation tissue injury and minor burns
  • Lymphedema

There are many types of wounds and many factors that contribute to healing. Our multidisciplinary team of wound-care specialists includes doctors, nurses, physical therapists, and hyperbaric technologists who are experienced and knowledgeable in the many facets and phases of wound care.

Comprehensive Approach Includes

  • Team of Affiliated Physicians
  • Wound Specialists
  • Wound Assessment
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Patient Education
  • Diabetic Education
  • Skin Care & Advanced Wound Dressings
  • Infectious Disease Management
  • Vascular Consultations
  • Plastic Surgery Consultations
  • Podiatry Consultations
  • X-Ray & Bone Scans
  • Compression Therapy
  • Decongestive Therapy for Lymphadema Management

The Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center at St. Mary's provides advanced, evidence-based treatment interventions for chronic, non-healing wounds. Each patient receives an individual evaluation and customized treatment plan. Advanced treatment modalities include compression therapy, non-surgical skin grafts, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, negative pressure therapy, and manual lymphatic drainage.