At the Bryon Cook, MD, Center for Advanced Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine, we provide an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to the management of problematic wounds to improve healing. Our program incorporates an appropriate combination of wound care specialties including Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. The Center is a resource for physicians, other health care providers and patients, providing assessment, evaluation and treatment recommendations for problem wounds of all types.
Wound management research has shown that correcting contributing factors, controlling infection and enhancing medical and nutritional status create a healing environment. The Center for Advanced Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine services are consultative and we work with the patient and his or her primary physician.. Non-healing wounds need special attention and treating wounds can be a complex and difficult task. Each case is unique,and healing will vary from one patient to the next. Our team of physicians and clinicians are all specially trained and prepared to deal with many different types of wounds.
Among those we treat are:
Any wound present more than 30 days or wounds failing to improve with multiple treatments or therapies
Diabetic foot ulcers,Lower leg ulcers,Pressure ulcers,Bone infection (osteomyelitis),Gangrene,Skin tears or lacerations,Radiation burns Post-operation infections;Slow or non-healing surgical wounds,Brown recluse spider wounds,Failing or compromised skin/muscle grafts or flaps
Other risk factors that may result in delayed healing of chronic wounds are: Malnutrition and poor diet,
Blood flow problems,Infection,Aging,Diabetes,Hyperglycemia – especially blood sugars over 150,Arthritis
Kidney disease,Combinations of medications,Swelling,Excess weight or obesity and smoking.