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By: J C.
Hanowell Spine Clinic
I have been treated by Dr. Michael Hanowell (and his wife Alison Hanowell, MD) for almost 10 years. He is by far, in my opinion the best. He treated me conservatively for years until the pain started affecting my daily activities and we carefully considered other options and moved on to injections, blocks and nerve burning. His treatments have been life changing and have given me my life back. They are professional and have always provided awesome care.
By: larry.parrish.31
Dr. Donna F Groover, MD
She is the best doctor I have seen in years.She knows what she is doing,and talks with you,not at you.She will listen to what you are having trouble with and give solid advice.If you need a family doctor,or just something else,I would recommend her for anything.
By: Sandra S.
Hanowell Spine Clinic
Great experience! Dr. Alison Hanowell figured out what was causing my pain and now I feel much better! The staff was friendly and made me feel very comfortable during my procedure.
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By: Kellie R.
Dr. Muhammad Abbasi, MD
Dr. Abbasi is a knowledgeable caring physician. He takes his time to listen and explain so when you leave you know with confidence that you received the best care possible.
By: J B.
Hanowell Spine Clinic
So thankful I found y'all! They did a great job relieving my pain and getting me back to work. I'm very happy with the overall experience.
By: Aamir H.
Dr. Muhammad Abbasi, MD
You will never find a doctor like doctor abbasi. This man changed my life. Best doctor in Atlanta. He listens and treats you like a human.
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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