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Wound Care

Wound Care Center with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Our comprehensive outpatient Center for Wound Care offers extensive expertise and state-of-the-art technology for managing hard-to-heal wounds. In our Center for Wound Care, we treat wounds due to burns, insect bites and other causes in addition to chronic, non-healing wounds occurring in patients with diabetes. Our team includes physicians, nurses and technicians with training in wound management.

We can diagnose and design wound care programs for people with the following conditions:

  • Diabetic foot wounds
  • Traumatic wounds
  • Venous stasis & varicose vein wounds
  • Post surgical wounds
  • Failing surgical flaps
  • Autoimmune wounds
  • Arterial wounds
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteoradionecrosis
  • Soft tissue necrosis
  • Late effects of radiation
  • Burns
  • Any wound that is delayed in healing

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is recognized as an important addition to a proper wound care regimen in patients with advanced diabetic lower extremity ulcers and other conditions. And for tissues adversely affected by radiation therapy, HBOT has proven effective in encouraging the new capillary growth needed to increase the delivery of oxygen that fosters healing of damaged tissues.

In HBOT, 100-percent oxygen is administered at a controlled pressure (greater than sea level) for a prescribed amount of time -- usually 90 minutes. This enables oxygen to reach bone and tissue that is normally inaccessible to red blood cells.

Local wound care, debridement, bio-engineered dressings, off-loading, surgical revascularization, antibacterial treatment, proper footwear, good diabetic control and adequate cardiovascular and renal health all contribute to wound healing success. HBOT’s unique physiology adds a valuable tool to this complex treatment regimen.

Do You Need The Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine?

If you have a sore or wound that has not improved significantly in 4 weeks, or healed entirely in 8 weeks, you should call the Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine. We specialize in healing chronic wounds. Our experienced team of Physicians and Nurses are dedicated to treating wounds, many have resisted healing with traditional treatment.

Types of Wounds Treated

  • Collagen Vascular Disease
  • Diabetic
  • Ischemic
  • Pressure
  • Venous Stasis
  • Other wounds that resist healing

Location

Largo Medical Center – Indian Rocks Road Campus
2025 Indian Rocks Rd
Largo, FL   33774

Business Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Appointments and Referrals

For a free physician referral or for more information call 1-888-741-5115 , or to schedule an appointment call (727) 587-7658 .

Registrars will place you with the appropriate doctor according to your insurance and specific wound needs. They will also help you obtain authorization from your Primary Care Physician or insurance company if necessary.

Resources

For a free physician referral or for more information call 1-888-741-5115 , or to schedule an appointment call (727) 587-7658 .

Location:
Largo Medical Center – Indian Rocks Road Campus
2025 Indian Rocks Rd
Largo, FL 33774

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