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Dealing with problem wounds.
At any given time almost six million Americans suffer from problem wounds. There are many different types of wounds. Some are associated with complications from diabetes and other related vascular disorders. Other types include pressure sores and traumatic wounds. It can be very frustrating and time consuming to heal these wounds.
A team of wound care specialists.
The Wound Care Center is designed to complement your physician's services and is committed to the treatment of problem wounds. The Center is made up of a team of professionals that includes:
- Physicians with advanced training in wound managment.
- Nursing staff trained in the care of chronic wounds.
- Technicians who perform non-invasive studies and various therapies. Comprehensive wound management including hyperbaric treatment.
- Experienced staff to assist with appointments, medical records and health insurance processing
Your wound treatment program.
You will undergo a thorough diagnostic examination to identify the type of wound you have and the underlying problems causing the wound. After this, a program specifically tailored to your needs will be initiated based on the most effective treatment options. Your treatment may include:
- Infectious disease management
- Physical therapy
- Vascular evaluation
- Laboratory evaluation
- Nutritional management
- Pain management
- Diabetic education
- Nuclear medicine
Once a treatment plan has been initiated, you will visit the Center on a regular basis for wound care. You will be instructed on how to administer your own wound care at home between visits, as well as how to protect your wound from further complications. You are the most important part of your healing process. Keeping appointments and following directions clearly are critical to attaining a positive healing outcome.
We are located at 13697 15 Mile Road, Marshall.
Please contact a member of our staff with any other questions you may have regarding your treatment.