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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.

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Phoebe Putney Health System is a network of hospitals, family medicine clinics, rehab facilities, auxiliary services, and medical education training facilities. Founded in 1911,
Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital (the flagship hospital) is one of Georgia's largest comprehensive regional medical centers. From the beginning, Phoebe's mission and vision
has been to bring the finest medical talent and technology to the citizens of Southwest Georgia, and to serve all citizens of the community regardless of ability to pay.