Treatments & Procedures

Our physicians and specialists at Westlake Hospital are dedicated to providing our wound care patients with individualized treatment plans to get them on the road to recovery.

We take great pride in making sure our patients receive the best treatments and procedures for all chronic wound conditions, including hyperbaric oxygen treatment and rehabilitation. Below are common treatments for chronic wounds that we may see at Westlake Hospital.

To find the best solution for you, connect with one of our physicians by calling (708) 681-3000 or click the button below.

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ADJUNCT HYPERBARIC OXYGEN THERAPY

Adjunctive hyperbaric oxygen therapy uses high pressure oxygen in order to promote healing of wounds. Adjunctive hyperbaric oxygen therapy is currently used for crush injuries, decompression sickness, foot ulcers and thermal burns.

LOWER EXTREMITY EDEMA CONTROL

Lower extremity edema is caused by fluid buildup in the legs, which may be the result of chronic disease, pregnancy, injury or the use of certain medications. Lower extremity edema control focuses on treating the cause of the fluid buildup.

Let Westlake Hospital connect you with a physician in your area

Call (708) 681-3000 or use our physician search tool to be connected to a wound care specialist who can answer your questions.

You can also read more about diseases and conditions in our health library.