At any given time, almost six million Americans suffer from problem wounds. There are many different types of wounds. Some are associated with complications from diabetes and others related to vascular disorders. Other types include pressure sores, traumatic wounds, and non-healing surgical sites. These hard-to-heal wounds need advanced care.
The Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine at Albany Memorial Hospital offers advanced therapies to provide specialized, state-of-the-art evaluation and treatment of a wide range of wounds. We use the most up-to-date approaches to wound healing, including individualized hyperbaric oxygen therapy to treat:
The Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine at Albany Memorial Hospital offers individualized Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy as part of your care. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is a medical treatment where a patient breathes 100 percent oxygen while in a pressurized chamber. Large doses of oxygen are dissolved into blood or body tissues at these pressures. This increased oxygen promotes wound healing by:
Several conditions benefit from HBOT including:
If you feel you would benefit from Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at The Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine at Albany Memorial Hospital, talk to your doctor.
The physicians and wound care specialists at The Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine at Albany Memorial Hospital have the most extensive wound treatment experience in the Capital Region. The Center for Wound Care team is comprised of many specialties including, podiatry, vascular surgery, internal medicine, general surgery, and infectious disease to provide the most comprehensive approach to wound care available. Our wound care specialists have over 40 years of combined experience treating difficult wounds, and our healing outcomes are better than the national average.
We will work as a team with you and your doctor to determine the most appropriate and effective advanced treatment options to meet your needs.
Albany Memorial Hospital
600 Northern Blvd
Albany NY, 12204
Hours: Monday – Friday from 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
To schedule an appointment, or for more information, please call 518-471-3705.