Wound Care and Hyperbarics
Healing therapies for chronic wounds
A wound or sore that won’t heal is more than a nuisance. It can affect
that way you function each day. And in some cases, a wound can be life
threatening because the longer it takes to heal, the greater the risk
of serious infection.
A chronic wound is one that does not respond to treatment or completely
heal after four weeks. Reasons why a wound won’t heal include infection,
poor blood circulation, having vascular disease or diabetes.
Wound care specialists at Suburban Community Hospital are specially trained
to treat chronic, non-healing wounds.
The Suburban team of wound care experts include podiatrists (foot doctors),
vascular surgeons (who treat diseases of the vascular system that can
prevent proper blood circulation), and nurses who specialize in wound care.
We work closely with you and your primary care physician to develop a personalized
treatment plan that include proven healing therapies, such as hyperbaric
oxygen therapy, and result in above average healing rates.