Phelps Health offers wound care services to patients with chronic or non-healing wounds. The Phelps Health Wound Center, located near the North Entrance of the hospital, has knowledgeable specialists who can help find the right treatment plans for your chronic wounds or injuries.
What Are Chronic Wounds?
- Wounds that have resisted traditional treatments
- Wounds that often take longer than normal to heal
- Wounds that are not in the inflammatory stage
What Causes Chronic Wounds?
Several factors may contribute to wounds that have not healed properly with conventional treatments, including the following:
- Arterial insufficiencies
- Poor circulation
- Pressure ulcers
- Surgical incisions
- Venous insufficiencies
What Types of Treatments Are Available?
Phelps Health has experienced providers, nurses and staff to work with patients to find the best healing option for them. Treatments at the Phelps Health Wound Center may include one or more of the following:
- Negative-pressure wound therapy
- Offloading cast system