Chronic wounds affect nearly 6.5 million Americans, according the National Institutes of Health. Cardiac patients, diabetics, amputees, surgical patients, cancer survivors and others are susceptible to chronic wounds and can benefit from wound care treatment.
In general, any break in the skin that has not improved in three to four weeks would benefit from wound care services. This includes certain wounds may not heal well due to diabetes, poor circulation, nerve damage, being inactive or immobile, weak immune system, poor nutrition and excess alcohol or tobacco use. You could benefit from wound care if you have any of the following conditions: arterial ulcers, venous ulcers, diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, infected wounds, radiation wounds, injury wounds, surgical wounds, inflammatory wounds and cancerous wounds.
Our team of board-certified physicians are specially trained in wound care management and can help speed up the healing process, prevent recurrence and improve quality of life.