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Sports injuries are common daily occurrences in the US. Most sports injuries are due to either traumatic injury or overuse of muscles or joints.
Prevention is the key to fighting many infectious diseases.
Exposing a wound to 100 percent oxygen can speed the healing process.
Because of poor blood circulation, wounds of all kinds heal slowly and are easily infected.
A scar is the body's natural way of healing and replacing lost or damaged skin.
Tetanus is an acute, sometimes fatal, disease of the central nervous system.
The Wound Care Center
The Wound Care Center provides specialized wound care treatment to both inpatients and outpatients as well as IV Therapy. We also offer hyperbaric oxygen therapy to assist in the healing of problem wounds. The following are some of the wounds we are currently treating with hyperbaric oxygen therapy:
- Necrotizing soft tissue infections (some spider bites, including Brown Recluse)
- Osteomyelitis (refractory)
- Delayed radiation injury (soft tissue and bone necrosis)
- Grafts and skin flaps
- Thermal burns
- Crush injury, compartment syndrome and other acute ischemia
- Exceptional anemia
- Intracranial abscess
- Clostridial myositis and myonecrosis (gas gangrene)
- Enhancement of healing in selected problem wounds
Hours of operation:
Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
For further information, please call The Wound Care Center at (239) 368-4561 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.