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Types of Wounds

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Types of Wounds

How do I know if I should seek wound-healing treatment?

Likely candidates for treatment include those experiencing:

  • diabetic ulcers
  • pressure ulcers
  • infections
  • compromised skin grafts and flaps
  • wounds that haven’t healed within 30 days
  • non-healing surgical wounds

The center’s hyperbaric oxygen chambers can also be used to treat patients suffering from such uncommon ailments as:

  • late effects of radiation, such as
    • radiation proctitis
    • radiation cystitis
    • osteoradionecrosis
  • diabetic foot ulcers
  • failed flaps and grafts
  • osteomyelitis
  • cyanide poisoning
  • gangrene
  • carbon monoxide poisoning
  • brown recluse spider bites
  • the “bends” or decompression sickness
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