Health Tip: Signs Your Child Has An Overuse Injury
Is the child in pain while exercising?
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Sports injuries are common daily occurrences in the US. Most sports injuries are due to either traumatic injury or overuse of muscles or joints.
Prevention is the key to fighting many infectious diseases.
Exposing a wound to 100 percent oxygen can speed the healing process.
Because of poor blood circulation, wounds of all kinds heal slowly and are easily infected.
A scar is the body's natural way of healing and replacing lost or damaged skin.
Tetanus is an acute, sometimes fatal, disease of the central nervous system.
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.