Center for Wound Healing

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The Center for Wound Healing

The Center for Wound Healing at Doctors Community Hospital offers a comprehensive program that includes state-of-the-art treatment for non-healing wounds, a multidisciplinary team of physicians specializing in wound care and the most up-to-date Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy or HBO Therapy.

 

Characteristics of chronic wounds or ulcers include a loss of skin or underlying tissue which do not heal with conventional types of treatment.  Often, these wounds won’t heal due to a variety of factors including:

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  • diet
  • circulatory problems
  • diabetes
  • arthritis
  • kidney disease
  • smoking

Wounds, due to their complex nature, require an individualized course of treatment to promote healing. Our staff is a specially trained team of physicians, nurses and therapists whose combined knowledge creates a multidisciplinary approach to wound management. We are dedicated to caring for people with wounds that have resisted traditional means of healing.

 

Chronic Wounds that are Treatable:

  • Skin tears or lacerations
  • Radiation burns
  • Post-operation wound and infections
  • Failed or compromised skin grafts
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Lower leg ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers (or bed sores)
  • Bone infection
  • Gangrene

 

Treatments

WOUND DRESSINGS
Specific wound care products will be chosen for your wound depending on your needs. Proper dressing can go a long way to promote healing.

 

WOUND DEBRIDEMENT
This minor surgical procedure enhances the growth of healthy tissues in the wound, creating an environment that leads to healing.

 

To contact the Center for Wound Healing, call 866-956-HEAL (4325).

 

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Michael Johnson

“I would recommend DCH Wound Center to anyone and everyone.”

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