By: patmartin
St Clare Sleep Disorders Ctr
I have been to other sleep centers I have never received the cheerful accurate and compationate service that i got from Monica @ The Franciscan sleep center @ st calair hosp I know that i have been quite difficult this last year however this woman has gone way out of her way to keep me serviced with the best eqipment and care possibe I have posted this before but i could not find it but it is worth telling again people shouild know where the best is My name is patricia martin and i live in tacoma
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By: Raymond P.
Jackson Hewitt Tax Service
My experience at Jackson hewitt was First Class they kept me informed off all the new changes from year to year on taxes, always willing to stay open late to deal with customers, and most off all they will get you your highest tax return without a doubt...So during tax season come to this Jackson Hewitt and ask for MELVIN
By: Inge T.
McKinney, Kristi K, MD
I went in for a consultation, but although they were generally very nice, the nurse insisted I had to be weighed, though this was unrelated to the purpose of my visit. This made me so uncomfortable, especially since the nurse was male and I'm female, that I decided to go elsewhere.
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By: Ace S.
Gonavaram, Partha
Had a wonderful experiance the Dr G! He listened and cared deeply for my family. He speecks fluent english that we could easily understand when he explained things for us ����
By: Elizabeth H.
Noh, Kyung, MD
Great friendly doctor very knowledgeable. good bed side manor.
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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