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Angel Home Care Agency, LLC
Angel Home Care is an excellent choice for you or your loved ones. They are a caring and compassionate team. Whether it's in-home or in a facility, they will provide you with the care and attention you need. Safe, reliable transportation to and from Appointments, prescription pick-ups, or even just a companion to talk to. I would strongly recommend Angel Home Care to any family in need of a loving touch.
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Pro-Fit Inc
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Xpress Concierge Lifestyle Management Services
Shaun with Xpress Concierge is amazing at serving her clients. She will go above & beyond any expectations.
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Home Care Associates
The guys are the best caregivers in Birmingham
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Monya's In-Home Care
Very loving and caring staff!
Tips & Advices
This depends on the facility. Patients should call to find out if they'll need a referral from their physician prior to making an appointment.
Aside from hyperbaric oxygen treatment, most wound care centers offer:
  • Debridement: The removal of dead skin and tissue surrounding the wound. This can be done surgically, using a whirlpool bath, syringes, enzymes that dissolve the tissue, or wet dressings that dry on the wound and absorb the dead tissue.
  • Dressing: Wrapping the wound in a protective film, gauze, gel, or foam.
  • Compression stockings: Tight-fitted fabric sheaths that encourage blood flow.
  • Artificial skin: A covering that is applied to the wound for several days as it heals.
  • Ultrasound: The use of sound waves to promote healing.
  • Growth factor therapy: The use of materials naturally produced by the body to encourage quick cell growth.
  • Negative pressure therapy: Creating a vacuum around a wound to encourage faster blood flow to the area.
Depending on where the treatment is administered, hyperbaric oxygen treatment  can cost $100- $1,000. After insurance is applied, patients may have a copay of $10 -$50 or a coinsurance fee of 10 percent to 50 percent.
Most wounds should heal within two to six weeks. An individual should seek chronic wound treatment if a wound has not begun to heal after two weeks or is not completely healed after six.
Most health insurance plans cover wound care. Patients should check with the clinic and their health insurance provider before seeking treatment to be sure.

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