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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.

Indications for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

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)

To learn more about wound care and hyperbaric therapy at Phoebe, please call
(229) 312-7600.