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Wound Care Services

Enloe Medical Center has been serving wound care patients since 1995. We provide a full range of wound services, directed by a physician and managed by a board-certified wound nurse. Our professional staff at Enloe's Wound/Ostomy & Hyperbaric Center in Chico, Calif., is trained to provide a specialized, comprehensive course of therapy to assist in healing problem wounds. At our center, we use up-to-date approaches to wound healing and remain current in new scientific advances in wound care. We treat burns, grafts, flaps, skin tears and excoriated skin, among other wounds.

Wounds can be managed with:

  • Wound debridement
  • Advanced wound dressings
  • Wound irrigation through pulse lavage
  • Compression therapy
  • Vacuum-assisted closure therapy
  • Hyperbaric therapy
  • Other special care upon a physician's request

A Team of Wound Care Specialists

The Enloe Wound/Ostomy & Hyperbaric Center is designed to complement your physician's services and is committed to the treatment of difficult, non-healing wounds. Our center's team of professionals are:

  • Physicians with advanced training in wound management
  • Nursing staff trained in the care of chronic wounds
  • Technicians who perform non-invasive studies and various therapies
  • Experienced staff to assist with appointments, medical records and health insurance processing

Your Wound Treatment Program

After providing a thorough diagnostic examination to identify your wound and the underlying problem causing the wound, our program will tailor a program to meet your needs. This will be initiated based on the most effective treatment options. Once a treatment plan has been initiated, you will visit the Enloe Wound/Ostomy & Hyperbaric Center on a regular basis for wound care. You will be instructed on how to administer your own wound care at home between visits, as well as to protect your wound from further complications. You are the most important part of your healing process.

Referral for services

A physician or someone acting on a physician’s behalf can refer a patient to Enloe Wound, Ostomy & Hyperbaric Services. Simply complete this Referral Form and fax it to the enclosed number.

Answers to your wound care questions

Contact Us

Enloe Wound/Ostomy & Hyperbaric Center
1026 Mangrove, Suite 10
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 332-7144

Conact Enloe Wound/Ostomy & Hyperbaric Center
1026 Mangrove
Suite 10
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 332-7144

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