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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Program

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, (HbOT) is used at theHackensackUMC Mountainside Wound Care Center to enhance the body’s natural healing process and strengthen the immune system. The HackensackUMC Mountainside Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Program offers the most advanced treatment options in one convenient location.

Advanced solutions for problem wounds.

A wound or sore that won’t heal is more than a nuisance. It can be frightening, and with good reason.  The longer a wound takes to heal, the greater the risk of serious infection. Diabetics, in particular, are especially prone to this risk. That is why more and more patients – and physicians – turn to wound care specialists who can employ the most sophisticated treatment protocols. 

In Northern New Jersey, that is The Wound Care Center at HackensackUMC Mountainside Hospital.

We utilize sophisticated wound care protocols and advanced clinical approaches, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy, that are proven to reduce healing time, improve healing rates and prevent possible limb loss. In fact, patients who have suffered from chronic wounds for months, even years, are routinely restored to health in a shorter time than they ever thought possible.

HbOT delivers a high dose of oxygen to your body in order to:

• Enhance new capillary and skin growth
• Increase the ability of your white blood cells to fight infection
• Reduce local swelling in wound area

Curing and caring

A panel of 18 specially trained physicians, representing a variety of disciplines, including anesthesiology, cardiology, emergency medicine, plastic surgery, podiatry, rehabilitation medicine, and vascular surgery, provide you with the highest level of appropriately targeted treatment.

Our multidisciplinary team of specialists uses the latest, state-of-the-art healing techniques, but they haven’t forgotten the importance of respect, kindness and gentle care. Ultimately, you play the most important role in healing your chronic wound. That’s why we help our patients understand the healing process, and teach them ways to protect themselves from having another chronic wound.  At the Wound Care Center at HackensackUMC Mountainside, we don’t want a chronic wound to keep you from enjoying a single moment of your life.

The road to recovery is clear

In partnership with Candescent Healing, the Wound Care Center employs hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HbOT), a medical treatment that enhances the body's natural healing ability as well as strengthens the body's immune system. By dramatically increasing the oxygen content level in blood and compromised tissue, HbOT provides the ideal environment to promote the growth of new blood vessels and skin – a cornerstone of wound healing. It's a thoroughly tested, completely safe and painless therapy that has helped thousands of patients worldwide heal faster and better than ever before.

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is used to treat:

• Diabetic leg & foot wounds
• Chronic bone infection
• Acute Arterial Insufficiency
• Delayed Radiation Injuries (Soft Tissue and Bony Necrosis)
• Radiation related problems
• Necrotizing infections
• Gas Gangrene
• Decompression Sickness
• Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
• Crush Injuries
• Other problem select, non-healing wounds

Is it time for advanced treatment?

A wound that fails to respond to treatment after four weeks or has not completely healed in eight weeks may affect your quality of daily living especially if you have diabetes or vascular disease.

Don’t wait.

Take charge of your health and call The Wound Care Center at HackensackUMC Mountainside for an appointment today. Don’t let a chronic wound keep you from enjoying life.

Location and Hours of Service

The Wound Care Center at HackensackUMC Mountainside.

Take the Schumann Elevators to the 3rd Floor.
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: By Appointment Only

To schedule an appointment, please call (973) 429-6119
Most Insurances Accepted