Although most minor wounds can be treated at home, some severe wounds may need additional care. At the Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Cache Valley Hospital, we offer advanced treatment for chronic, non-healing wounds.

Our certified wound care nurses will provide a thorough evaluation of your wound and create an individualized treatment plan tailored to your unique situation. We offer a variety of treatments—including hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT)—to help you heal as quickly as possible.

For more information about our wound care services at the Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Cache Valley Hospital, please call (435) 713-1350.

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The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS)

The Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Cache Valley Hospital is accredited by The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS).

Advanced wound care

Our Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center offers comprehensive wound care services for non-healing wounds. In addition to creating a treatment plan, we also evaluate any underlying problem that may hinder wound healing.

This can include:

  • Infection control
  • Lifestyle habits, such as smoking
  • Nutritional deficits consulting
  • Vascular conditions
  • Consultation with a lymphedema specialist

Our goal is to help heal your difficult wounds and educate you to get you back to your normal lifestyle.

Types of wounds we treat

We specialize in treating the following types of wounds and conditions:

  • Arterial and venous ulcers
  • Burns
  • Compromised grafts or flaps
  • Crush injuries
  • Diabetic wounds
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Surgical wounds
  • Other non-healing wounds

Wound treatments

We offer a variety of treatments and services, such as:

  • Advanced wound care products
  • Application of bioengineered skin substitutes
  • Compression therapy
  • Painless ultrasonic debridement
  • Vacuum-assisted closure of a wound (also refereed to as wound VAC therapy)

Hyperbaric medicine

One of the reasons that a wound does not heal is due to inadequate oxygen supply. If the wound does not receive enough oxygen, the cells will not replicate quickly enough, and there is a greater risk for infection. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) involves the delivery of pure oxygen into pressurized chambers, helping wounds receive the oxygen they need to heal safely and quickly.

Our center offers three single-person hyperbaric chambers that are comfortable and spacious. Additionally, our hospital's highly trained staff delivers an integrated team approach to healing. This includes an expert evaluation and a personalized care plan for every patient. At our hospital, patients are relaxing, sleeping, listening to music or watching their favorite movie as they heal.

Wound care at MountainStar Healthcare

Wound care involves medical intervention to heal a wound after injury. Specialized treatment is provided for wounds that are non-healing or refuse to heal on their own. To promote healing, learning how to properly dress and care for wounds is vital.

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