For Many College Athletes, the Payoff Is Lifelong Disabilities: Study
They were more likely to have physical and emotional problems later in life than non-athletes, researchers found
Quick Vision Test May Help Spot Concussions on Sidelines
Combined with two other simple screenings, all cases of head injury were caught, researchers report
Amputee's 'Phantom Limb' Pain Eased by Virtual Arm Technology
But researchers note it's not clear if treatment will work for anyone else
Blood Pressure Meds May Raise Risk of Serious Falls for Seniors
Study found those over 70 who took medications were up to 40 percent more likely to be injured
Modern War Wounds Can Devastate Vets' Sexual, Emotional Health
Blast injuries to groin on the rise and confer special hardships for soldiers, experts say
Insured Patients May Not Always Get Best Trauma Care, Study Finds
They were less likely to be transferred to trauma centers than the uninsured were
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Success with healing wounds
Anyone needing help with non-healing wounds belongs at Bayfront Health. Using the latest advanced technologies, our wound care specialists and trained nursing staff will help develop a customized treatment plan for each patient. Bayfront Health St. Petersburg has received a Certification of Commendation from the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, recognizing our commitment to the highest standard of care. And with five hyperbaric wound centers throughout our system, you’re never far from the specialized care you need.
Our services include:
- Wound care
- Pain management
- Diabetic education
- Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
- Advanced Doppler studies
- Transcutaneous oximetry
Wound care is available at Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte, Spring Hill, St. Petersburg and Venice hospitals.