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Photo by Ken Funakoshi, used under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic license
The Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine Program of Hyperbaric Medicine & Wound Care at Walnut Creek services the medical needs of the northern California diving community.
Hyperbaric Medicine & Wound Care at Walnut Creek is the prominent diving medical center for the San Francisco California Bay Area. This center services the medical needs for both the commercial and recreational diving community.
This website was designed to educate the medical and diving communities as to proper pre-dive medical examination, identification, and treatment of possible diving injuries.
Medical Services available to the diving community include:
- Fitness to dive evaluations
- Diving injury evaluation and treatment
- Medical clearance for returning to diving following injury
- Hyperbaric therapy for decompression sickness or "the bends"