07/22/2015
By: David L.
Health Markets-Alberto SantAntonio
Had a very good experience. I was clueless about health insurance at first, but he educated me and showed me plans which were less than what I always assumed they would be. Definitely worth the call.
07/16/2015
By: Shirley J.
Health Markets-Alberto SantAntonio
This guy is great! He was very nice, good listener and knowledgeable with insurance. I saved a ton of money compared to what I was paying on my health insurance plan I had before. Thanks again!
03/08/2017
By: patty.stabak
Cora Health
Cora rehab is changing my life! I look forward to every appointment I have at Cora. They are so motivating!!!
03/05/2014
By: mcdonarj
Palm Beach Foot & Ankle, Inc
Great friendly place. Great prices and took great care of me.Thanks,
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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