Approximately 3 to 5 million Americans have wounds that won’t heal. The Firelands wound care and hyperbaric medicine program specializes in treating chronic or nonhealing wounds, which are defined as sores or wounds that don't show significant improvement with conventional treatment.
Left untreated, these wounds can cause severe health risks, life-threatening infections, amputation and debilitating health problems. The Firelands wound care and hyperbaric medicine program uses leading-edge treatment and a comprehensive approach to heal these wounds, help prevent loss of limbs, reduce incidence of recurrence and get you your life back.
If you suffer from a chronic or nonhealing wound, you may be a candidate for our outpatient program. If so, the Firelands wound care and hyperbaric medicine program will work with you and your doctor to deliver:
Most commonly associated with the treatment of decompression sickness, hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) helps boost the body’s healing process in patients with conditions such as:
HBOT is a treatment in which the patient breathes 100 percent oxygen inside a pressurized chamber. The treatment quickly delivers high concentrations of oxygen to the bloodstream, assists in the healing process of wounds and is effective in fighting certain types of infections. It also stimulates the growth of new blood vessels and improves circulation.