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07/25/2017
By: Dayna H.
Axiom Healthcare Services
Axiom Healthcare Services cares about their employees and residents. My grandmother was a resident at Reed's Cove for a short period of time. The atmosphere is welcoming with beautifully built and decorated facilities, not overwhelming or stressful.
07/22/2011
By: suzie101
Shubert Natural Health Care and Chiropractic
That Dr. Shubert has helped my whole family since I have been coming to see her for our natural health care needs. I now have a person who will let me know what I need to do naturally when my child is not at her best. Thank You
01/08/2016
By: Diane T.
Wesley Woodlawn Hospital and ER
I go there for the best care ever!! Everyone really cares about you!! Treatment excellent!! Have been there many times and never been dissatisfied!!
07/08/2015
By: Tracy M.
Wesley West ER & Diagnostic Center
The service was great, the doctor, nurse, and staff were efficient and friendly. I recommend it for basic urgent care.
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04/09/2015
By: Tammy F.
Wesley Woodlawn Hospital and ER
Great nurses for after care. Very personable.
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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