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03/30/2016
By: Jennifer A.
Bayshore Medical Center 24 Hour Emergency Center
Extremely efficient, clean and organized, and I had a very caring and competent doctor. I was in and out way faster than I would have been at my local emergency room and I was treated with way more respect as well. I felt like a patient, not a statistic. I'd gladly make the half hour trip to go here rather than San Jacinto any time I need urgent care.
02/05/2017
By: Ej V.
Redi Clinic
I walked in, it was very busy, I watched as each was served in order and as quickly as possible. Staff was pleasant and efficient. And was a good value.
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05/08/2016
By: Martin M.
The Fairmont Medical Clinic
Excellent spot for FAA 1st class medicals- been going here for years. Always a positive experience, great staff too
10/12/2012
By: jreneb
Kirkwood Medical Associates - Company Care Occupational Clinic
best, understand doctors around. I love these guys!
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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