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Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center

There are many different types of wounds, and those that won’t heal can be concerning, frustrating and time consuming to address. At HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital we offer the most advanced wound care services, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

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HSHS St. Nicholas Regional Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center is a full-service wound center utilizing the most proven and trusted techniques in wound management, including a state-of-the-art hyperbaric oxygen chamber. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy supercharges the body’s healing ability with concentrated oxygen to help resolve painful, stubborn wounds and infections. HSHS St. Nicholas Regional Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center also specializes in the use of bioengineered tissues, which stimulate the body to heal wounds by creating new skin.

HSHS St. Nicholas Regional Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center is a full-service wound center utilizing the most proven and trusted techniques in wound management, including two state-of-the-art hyperbaric oxygen chambers. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy supercharges the body’s healing ability with concentrated oxygen to help resolve painful, stubborn wounds and infections. HSHS St. Nicholas Regional Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center also specializes in the use of bioengineered tissues, which stimulate the body to heal wounds by creating new skin.


What to Expect:

The wound care medical team includes certified specialists in wound care and hyperbaric medicine, podiatrists, plastic surgeons and vascular surgeons so the complex needs of patients with non-healing wounds can be met quickly and conveniently in one location.

Our experts provide:

  • Full-service wound care, including the most proven and trusted techniques in wound management.
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) to supercharge the body’s healing ability with concentrated oxygen to help resolve painful, stubborn wounds and infections.

Our wound care and hyperbaric center treats:

  • Pressure sores
  • Surgical wounds
  • Radiation sores
  • Foot ulcers due to diabetes, poor blood flow or swollen legs
  • Diabetic foot sores
  • Leg wounds due to poor circulation
  • Bed sores
  • Traumatic wounds
  • Leg swelling

Our hyperbaric oxygen therapy services treat:

  • Qualifying diabetic wounds of the lower extremity
  • Compromised skin grafts and flaps
  • Delayed radiation injuries
  • Wounds due to serious infection
  • Bone infections
  • Crush injuries

We also offer:

Pre-operative ostomy site marking and teaching

  • Post-operative ostomy care and education
  • Hospital discharge follow up for new or revised ostomies
  • General ostomy care

A comprehensive treatment plan may include:

  • Wound cleaning and debridement
  • Specialized dressings
  • Advanced biological tissues
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
  • Medications
  • Physical therapy
  • Therapy for Lymphedema
  • Nutritional support