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Wound Care

Advanced Wound Care
2989 Sunset Blvd.
West Columbia, SC 29169
Monday– Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Hyperbaric Medicine Services
5 Richland Medical Park
Columbia, SC 29203
Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

It is estimated that 6 million Americans suffer from chronic non-healing wounds. Our goal is to support the healing process of painful, chronic wounds which have not shown improvement after 30 days of traditional wound care.

Indications for Wound Care:

  • Diabetic wounds
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Venous stasis
  • Vasculitic ulcers
  • Non-healing surgical wounds
  • Complex soft-tissue wounds
  • Traumatic wounds
  • Infected wounds

Indications for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) Wound Care:

  • Chronic osteomyelitis
  • Crush injury; compartment syndrome
  • Gas gangrene
  • Necrotizing soft tissue infections
  • Late radiation tissue injury
  • Osteoradionecrosis
  • Thermal burns      
  • Compromised skin graft/flap
  • Arterial insufficiency

Palmetto Health has a broad range of treatment options for patients who need specialized wound care:

Advanced Wound Care – West Columbia

  • treats outpatient wound care referrals only
  • follows a case-management model
  • uses advanced modalities to aggressively treat chronic wounds
  • offers in-house hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) as necessary to promote healing

Hyperbaric Medicine Service – Palmetto Health, 5 Richland Medical Park

  • treats outpatients in addition to acutely ill and ventilator-dependent trauma patients
  • focuses on advanced hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT)
  • consults available 24 hours a day 7 days a week from a team of specialized physicians
  • uses evidence-based protocols substantiated by outcomes
  • home to international hyperbaric medicine training program