While most wounds will heal on their own, some require specialized care. Wound care may be needed for people with poor circulation, diabetes, or other issues that make natural healing difficult. The wound care and hyperbaric medicine program at Memorial University Medical Center provides services to promote healing. We specialize in:
Our team of experts includes:
We also offer hyperbaric oxygen therapy. During this form of therapy, patients are enclosed in a vessel called a hyperbaric chamber. While inside, they breathe 100-percent oxygen at a pressure greater than the normal atmosphere. This unique treatment can benefit people with the following conditions:
The hyperbaric medicine center is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, for scheduled appointments. You must be referred for hyperbaric medicine by your physician.