Wound Care Services
For most people, dealing with a problem wound can be difficult and frustrating. Non-healing wounds that are a result of trauma, surgery, complications with diabetes or pressure ulcers, often require an aggressive multidisciplinary team approach. Dedicated to restoring health and mobility to patients living with a persistent wound, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System offers that multidisciplinary team approach necessary to help you heal.
- Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse
- Pre-operative Education
- Post-Operative Education
- Stoma Marking
- Total Contact Casting
- Compression Treatment
- Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
- Wound Irrigation and Debridement
- Therapeutic Wound Care Modalities
- Skin Grafts
- Nutrition Counseling
- Diabetes Education
- Physical Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Diagnostic Testing and Lab Services
Our healing rates are 23% higher than the national average for similar U.S. wound care centers
- The Wound Care Center 68% 68%
- National Average * 45% 45%
Having a wound can be a very scary time in anyone’s life, but with help from a team of healthcare professionals, the process can be made much easier. At Watauga Surgical Group, we believe caring for a wound is something no one should have to do alone. Read More: Need Help Caring for a Wound?
How long does each visit take? First evaluation takes 1 1/2 to 2 hours depending on the type of wound or ostomy care. The subsequent visits usually will take 30 minutes to an hour. Why is a special center for treating wounds beneficial? It requires specialized knowledge to ensure optimal…
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