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Wound Care Center and Hyperbaric Therapy in Albany, Georgia
If you are suffering from a non-healing wound, you're not alone.
At Phoebe Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center in Albany, Georgia, we specialize in healing chronic wounds caused by diabetes, poor circulation or other conditions, that keep 3 to 5 million Americans from doing the things they love to do.
Personalized Wound Care and Innovative Hyperbaric Treatment
As an advanced wound care and hyperbaric facility, we provide state-of-the-art treatment for patients, devoting specific attention to each patient and rendering personalized care for individual needs.
When you arrive at Phoebe Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center, our staff will evaluate your wound(s) and general health, as well as review your medical history. A blood test may be required and you may need special tests that give us information about blood flow and oxygen flow in the wound area.
Your personalized wound care healing program
When your test results are in, you will be provided with a treatment program based on your individual needs. This program will include regular visits to Phoebe's Wound Care Center to:
- Provide treatment
- Evaluate progress
- Make any adjustments that may be needed
You (or your caregiver) will be given detailed instructions regarding home care, dressing (bandage) changes and protecting the wound from further injury.
You are a vital part of the program
Much of the success of your wound treatment depends on you. You must keep your appointments, follow directions carefully and watch your progress closely between visits. Any time you or your family members have questions our staff is available for you.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Wounds
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is the therapeutic use of oxygen at pressures greater than atmospheric, where the patient’s entire body is placed inside a chamber to achieve this systemic effect.
Phoebe Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center in Albany, Georgia, provides HBOT for patients with certain types of non-healing wounds.
At Phoebe Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center, we use HBOT to treat the following conditions:
- Air or Gas Embolism
- Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
- Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Complicated by Cyanide Poisoning
- Clostridal Myositis and Myonecrosis (Gas Gangrene)
- Crush Injury, Compartment Syndrome and other Acute Traumatic Ischemias
- Decompression Sickness
- Enhancement of Healing in Selected Problem Wounds, especially diabetics
- Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections
- Osteomyelitis (Refractory)
- Delayed Radiation Injury (Soft Tissue and Bony Necrosis)
- Skin Grafts and Flaps (Compromised)
- Hyperbaric Services