WATERBURY — Waterbury Health has announced the opening of the Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine at Waterbury Hospital. It is an outpatient facility offering a comprehensive approach for patients with non-healing wounds. Patients at the center are examined by a multidisciplinary staff trained in wound care and evaluated for all possible physical conditions, such as diabetes, that could interfere with proper healing.
The care team develops individual treatment plans utilizing the most effective technologies available to provide maximum healing and relief.
The team features physicians, nurses and technicians with advanced training in wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
HBO promotes healing by increasing the level of oxygen in the tissue and improving the healing efficiency of the white blood cells and is a treatment for conditions without open wounds such as osteomyelitis, radio necrosis and osteoradionecrosis.
The Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine at Waterbury Hospital is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Those seeking additional information may call 203-573-7025.