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Wound Center/Hyperbaric Therapy

Wound Care Treatment for Non-healing Wounds with Hyperbaric Chambers

If you are one of the more than five million Americans suffering from a chronic or non-healing wound, The Center for Wound Healing at Morton Hospital in Taunton, Mass. offers comprehensive wound care services that can help you. The Wound Center in Taunton was one of the first centers for wound healing to open in Southeastern Massachusetts. Our Center for Wound Healing provides services to residents throughout the greater Taunton community, including Taunton, Raynham, Middleboro, Lakeville, Dighton and Berkley, among other surrounding towns. Services offered include optimal patient management to facilitate wound healing, the most utilized advanced local wound care products and hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

What is hyperbaric oxygen therapy?
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a medical treatment in which the entire body is under increased atmospheric pressure and the patient breaths 100 percent oxygen. Greater amounts of oxygen entering the body promote blood oxygen flow to damaged tissue, reduced infection, increased healing of the wounds, reduced swelling, and preservation of tissue. This treatment is not painful and there are very few side effects.

At the Center for Wound Healing, we use a single person (monoplace) chamber. The chamber is approximately eight feet long and about 34 inches wide. This unit is comfortable and allows the patient to watch a movie or their favorite TV programs. A certified hyperbaric oxygen technician is always in attendance.

Read about how hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO) treatments helped Henry, a Center for Wound Healing patient.

How does hyperbaric oxygen therapy work?
Your first hyperbaric oxygen therapy visit
What will I feel during the treatment?
Partners in healing
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy Success Story

The Center for Wound Healing
Morton Hospital
88 Washington Street
Taunton, MA 02780
Fax: 508-828-7980

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