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09/24/2017
By: Dustin M.
Dr. Jerome William Takiff, MD
This is a great family practice in Torrington come here today and get your blood work done
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09/24/2017
By: Dustin M.
Crociata Frank Dr
This is a really great family practice in Torrington Frank crociata do. Is the best he welcomes new patients into his office call his office today everyone
10/13/2015
By: Mario P.
Brian E McCarthy MD
I was very pleased with dr McCarthy he is very understanding and very knowledgeable he is missed by many , a lot of respect for this man
09/07/2012
By: tryingtosurvive
Prohealth Physicians Imaging Center
It would be nice if the on call doctors were listed. i had a mess up with a pharmacy refilling a prescription that was not supposed to be refilled there anymore because it was transferred to a different pharmacy and that pharmacy closes at 7 so i couldn't pick up the medicine i need to take every night or i cant function well and the doctor on call cant do anything for me because its not my doctor and he doesnt have my file so he cant or wont call in just enough for tonight and neither can the new pharmacy because it was already filled. tried to call insurance company but they are closed as well. so pretty much i have to not be able to function tomorrow until i can get down to the wrong pharmacy to get my medicine......
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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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