Broward Health Helps You Heal Faster

At any given time, nearly 6.5 million Americans suffer from chronic non-healing wounds. Healing these wounds can be very frustrating and time-consuming.

We utilize a personalized approach that tackles even the most troublesome wounds. Broward Health’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Centers follow treatment protocols specifically established for each type of wound.

 

Wound Care Conditions & Treatments

Types of Wounds We Treat

Burns

Diabetic and pressure ulcers

Post-surgical, non-healing wounds

Radiation injuries

Traumatic wounds

Ulcers caused by circulation problems

Wound Treatment Options

Diabetic education

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy

Laboratory evaluation

Nuclear medicine

Nutritional management

Orthopedic services

Pain management

Once treatment begins, you will visit the center regularly for wound care evaluation to monitor your healing progress. Our teams will also provide information and training so you can complete your own wound care at home between visits and protect your wound from further injury.

 

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is an innovative treatment method effective in fighting certain types of infections. Patients breathe 100 percent oxygen inside a pressurized chamber, quickly delivering high concentrations of oxygen to the bloodstream and accelerating the healing process for wounds. This also stimulates the growth of new blood vessels, improves circulation, and helps prevent future  side effects.

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is commonly used for: 

  • Chronic bone infections
  • Preparation and preservation of skin grafts and flaps
  • Diabetic wound of the lower extremity
  • Radiation damage to soft tissue and bone

Broward Health’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric  Centers have 46-inch Sigma Plus hyperbaric chambers, where patients can relax and watch television or a movie while receiving treatment. Hypoxic wounds usually require 30-40 hyperbaric treatments, and each treatment takes approximately two hours.

See How Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Saved a Patient’s Finger

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Healthcare worker and patient speaking outside of a hyperbariatric chamber

Why Choose Broward Health?

We are committed to expertly treating complex, non-healing wounds, and the Center for Wound Care is designed to complement your physician’s comprehensive services. Our certified hyperbaric medicine specialists have more than 35 years of experience working with chambers. Your treatment is in the hands of experts, including:

  • Physicians with advanced training in wound management
  • Wound-care-certified nursing staff
  • Technicians who perform non-invasive studies and various therapies
  • Experienced staff to assist with appointments, medical records and health insurance processing

Please contact us with any questions you may have:

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