How can I get help from the Centegra Wound & Hyperbaric Center?
You can call the Centegra Wound & Hyperbaric Center directly or be referred by your doctor. Please call 815-334-5566 to schedule an appointment.
Will I have to switch doctors?
No, you do not need to switch doctors. The wound care team works closely with your personal doctor just like any other medical specialist. Your doctor will be completely informed on all aspects of your treatment with frequent progress reports. While you are receiving treatment for your wound at the Center, you’ll continue to receive all of your routine care from your doctor.
Will my insurance cover the treatment?
Many health care plans cover wound care Center treatments, and we can help you determine what your specific plan covers. A case manager will oversee every aspect of your care.
What causes non-healing wounds?
Diabetes, poor circulation, vascular disease, trauma, and immobility are some of the factors that can cause chronic and non-healing wounds. People with diabetes are at particular risk. The Centegra Wound & Hyperbaric Center uses the most advanced therapies available for healing and also addresses the underlying cause of the wound, such as ill-fitting shoes, nutrition, hygiene, or lack of exercise to help eliminate reoccurence.
How long until a wound is considered chronic?
A would is considered chronic if it has not healed in 4-6 weeks.