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June is Wound Healing Awareness Month

Why Specialized Wound Care is Important

June 1, 2022

The ABWM Foundation has named June as Wound Healing Awareness Month (WHAM!).  The annual celebration was created to raise awareness for wound healing and recognize the challenges experienced by individuals whose lives are affected daily by chronic wounds. 

In addition to Wound Healing Awareness Month, the ABWM Foundation designated June 13– June 17, 2022 as Certified Wound Care Specialists Week.  This week celebrates all practitioners certified by the American Board of Wound Management which includes Certified Wound Care Associates®, Certified Wound Specialists®, and Certified Wound Specialist Physicians®.  Read more

May is Hyperbaric Awareness Month

HBOT Is An Effective Treatment For A Broad Spectrum Of Conditions

May 1, 2022

This is the second anniversary of Hyperbaric Awareness Month. Recognition of the program, launched by Hyperbaric Awareness USA and the Hyperbaric Aware campaign, was first adopted in 2021:

“Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is a treatment option for wounds, infections, or injuries that have not responded to standard treatment. There are currently 15 indications for HBOT recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and commercial insurance.”   Read more

2022 Foot Health Awareness Month

The Impact of HBOT in Limb Preservation

April 1, 2022

What causes chronic foot wounds and how dangerous are they?  There are many different causes of chronic foot wounds.  But by far, the most prominent causes is diabetes.  Diabetes is often described as an epidemic by public health officials in the U.S.  Read more.

R3 Wound Care, Hyperbarics enters Houston market with two clinics

Pearland, Kingwood clinics offer convenient, outpatient treatment to patients with chronic wounds

February 7, 2022

Houston, TX – R3 Wound Care and Hyperbarics (R3), a non-hospital service provider of advanced wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), announced its entry into the Houston market with wound care clinics in Kingwood and Pearland, offering physicians and their patients with chronic wounds convenient access to hyperbaric oxygen therapy and other wound care services in an outpatient setting.  Read more

R3 Wound Care provides state-of-the-art hyperbaric medicine

February 5, 2022

Houston, TX – A patient rests comfortably, watching TV on a screen suspended slightly above and in of front of her, while lying on her back in an acrylic hyperbaric chamber. The chamber, which delivers pure oxygen at twice the pressure of air in the surrounding room, looks like a long clear tube. It comes complete with telephone connections allowing the patient to communicate with the outside world.  Read more

R3 Wound Care and Hyperbarics opens new clinic in Kingwood

January 27, 2022

Houston, TX – R3 Wound Care and Hyperbarics celebrated the grand opening of its new clinic location in Kingwood on Oct. 11. Located at 215 Kingwood Executive Drive, Ste. 150, the San Antonio-based company is the largest independent outpatient hyperbaric oxygen therapy provider in Texas and specializes in wound healing, post-surgical wound care, diabetic ulcer treatment, infection healing options and radiation injury treatment.  Read more