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Comprehensive Wound Management

Norton Wound Healing Centers are among only a few hyperbaric and wound treatment programs available in the region. Our care teams diagnose and treat difficult-to-heal wounds, such as:

  • Arterial ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Venous stasis ulcers
  • Trauma wounds/accident injuries
  • Compromised skin grafts and flaps
  • Complex soft tissue wounds
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteoradionecrosis
  • Problem surgical wounds
  • Soft tissue infections
  • Gangrene
  • Others

Board-certified Physicians

Norton Wound Healing Centers are staffed by board-certified wound specialists. Our physicians provide patients with:

  • A detailed evaluation of the wound and overall health assessment
  • Recommendations for antibiotic or hyperbaric therapy, diagnostic testing and/or need for consultation with other specialized physicians, including general, plastic or vascular surgeons; endocrinologists; internists; dermatologists; therapists; and infectious disease specialists

Trained and Certified Care Team

Our team of certified wound care specialists understands the needs of patients with hard-to-treat and, often, painful wounds. The care team will develop a treatment plan based on each patient’s individual needs and provide quality wound care while including the patient’s primary care physician as an active member of the wound management team.

Diagnostic Services

Norton Wound Healing Centers have sophisticated, on-site diagnostic testing:

  • Vascular laboratory
  • Simple and advanced Doppler studies
  • Arteriograms
  • Venograms

Radiology Services

  • Triple-phase bone scans
  • Magnetic resonance imaging

Other Studies

  • Transcutaneous oximetry
  • Ankle brachial index

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a noninvasive, extremely safe method of delivering high levels of oxygen to the body. Learn more about clinically approved indications for hyperbaric oxygen therapy. This unique treatment has been proven to help heal wounds, as well as:

  • Wagner grade 3 or higher diabetic foot ulcers
  • Tissue damage from radiation
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Osteomyelitis or infection of the bone
  • Severe anemia
  • Decompression sickness
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