Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is an adjunctive therapy which increases the amount of oxygen concentration in your blood, allowing the oxygen to pass through the plasma and tissues to the wound site, and promotes your overall healing process.
If you have a wound that has not healed in four weeks, consult with the wound center physician to determine if hyperbaric oxygen therapy will be an appropriate part of your overall treatment plan.
Currently, Medicare has approved hyperbaric oxygen therapy for patients with the following medical conditions, provided they meet established criteria:
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 561-263-5760.
Our Center is staffed with a unique team of doctors, nurses and therapists all dedicated to healing chronic wounds. Since the causes of open sores are complex, our group represents expertise in all of the major areas necessary. Whatever it takes for healing to occur, we're equipped and staffed to make it happen.
At Jupiter Medical Center's Wound Health and Hyperbaric Services, you'll receive the right treatment to heal your wound. Your wound care physician may prescribe some of these therapies:
We are expert at caring for people whose open sores have resisted traditional treatment with a success rate of 89% healed in 16 weeks.
Most treatments are covered by Medicare/Medicaid, HMOs and other private insurance plans.
The physician treating your wound may refer you to our services, or you can make your appointment directly. When you call for your first appointment, we'll ask you a few questions about your wound and overall health.
Before beginning treatment, our team of doctors, nurses and therapists will thoroughly evaluate your wound and review your health and medical history.
Tests might be conducted to tell us more about your blood flow and tissue oxygenation and to determine if there's any infection present.
We'll work with your physician to develop a treatment program based on your special needs. Your progress is meticulously documented and treatment adjusted as necessary.
We are in constant communication with your primary care doctor throughout your care. Once your wound is healed, you'll return to your doctor for follow-up care. And of course, you'll continue with your personal doctor for any related ailments like diabetes and hypertension.
Yes. Much of the success of your treatment depends on you. We'll count on you to follow directions carefully and watch your progress closely. We'll teach you how to care for your wound at home including how to change dressings and how to protect yourself from further injuries. We're always here to answer questions and give you the support you need to heal.
Monday through Friday 8am - 5pm.
The Wound Healing Center is located at 1004 S. Old Dixie Highway, Suite 203 in Jupiter.
For more information, please call (561) 263-5760.
Talk to your doctor as soon as you notice a wound that has not healed within two weeks. Early treatment promotes earlier healing, minimizes complications and improves patient outcomes.
Call Jupiter Medical Center's Physician Referral Services at (561) 263-5737, or visit our Find a Physician web page. Our staff can help you find a primary care physician who can refer you, if needed, to Jupiter Medical Center's Wound Care and Hyperbaric Services. Today, we can successfully heal chronic wounds.