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By: Kristan I.
Shaw, Charles P, MD
My Dad went here today they didn't even check him for any kind of infection only gave him muscle relaxers and pain medicine and sent him on his was he should of went to ER if he was going to be treated like that!!! What happened to the Doctors who use to care about their patients and try to find what the problem is???? And now days people wander why so many Americans are addicted to drugs they need to look at the people who have the authority to write the prescriptions. So if you want a doctor who cares about fixing your health problems find somewhere else to go and if you just want a quick fix this is your place to go!!!!!
By: Joe M.
Rasheed Karim MD
This dr is bad news stay away from him. U has lied to me several times. Dont waste your time unless u want to get a bunch of injections and no meds. He is rude and the staff is just as bad
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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