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Wound Center

Cutting-Edge Wound Treatment

BHS Wound Care brings together a range of experts including general and plastic surgeons, certified wound care specialists, podiatrists, infectious disease physicians, certified wound and ostomy nurses.

The diverse skills and deep commitment to personal care from our multidisciplinary team provides patients with comprehensive options to facilitate healing, manage wounds and relieve painful symptoms.

We treat the complete range of chronic wounds, including ulcers, sores, and burns, as well as wounds resulting from diabetes or poor circulation. In addition to leading-edge healing treatments like hyperbaric oxygen therapy, we also help patients with management and prevention strategies.

Wound Care Services

BHS Wound Care's experienced staff employs a variety of leading-edge treatments and services to effectively assess, prevent and heal wounds. Our comprehensive services are carefully matched to provide the best care and outcomes for your specific wounds.

Some of the wound types we frequently treat include:

  • Diabetes Wound - The body’s ability to heal itself is impaired in people with diabetes, increasing their risk of infection. Seeking medical attention for cuts and blisters is advised.
  • Infected Wound - Infections can turn a small cut into something deadly. We have tools designed for cleaning infected wounds.
  • Skin Wound - Skin wounds should be cleaned immediately to avoid infection. Depending on what you cut yourself on, you may require a shot to avoid serious diseases like Tetanus
  • Surgical Wound - A wound from surgery should be treated as soon as possible. If the surgery resulted in damage, the area needs to be examined for any other mistakes that may have occurred.
  • Ulcer - Ulcers are very painful and difficult to get rid of without professional medical help.
  • Venous and Arterial Wound - Ulcers in veins and arteries are common in people with diabetes. Antibiotics may be required to prevent infection.

BHS Wound Center provides care for:

  • Bone infections
  • Diabetic foot and leg ulcers
  • Chronic wounds
  • Surgical wounds
  • Ulcers, including pressure, venous, and arterial
  • Wounds associated with radiation therapy
  • Trauma related wounds
  • Gangrene
  • Lymphedema
  • Lower extremity edema
  • Burns
  • Other conditions such as wound infections, bites

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a non-invasive procedure where the patient lies comfortably in a chamber containing 100 percent oxygen at pressure greater than one atmosphere. The oxygen therapy typically lasts about 2 hours receiving regular consistent treatments depending on what your physician has ordered to help you heal.

Benefits of hyperbaric oxygen therapy include:

  • Advanced wound healing
  • Formation of new blood vessels
  • Diminishing infection
  • Preparation and preservation of damaged soft tissue
  • Reduction of bone infection

Commonly treated conditions include:

  • Chronic bone infections
  • Soft tissue radionecrosis and osteoradionecrosis
  • Non-healing diabetic foot ulcers
  • Compromised skin grafts and flaps
  • Radiation cystitis/proctitis
  • Crush injury
  • Acute traumatic peripheral ischemia
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