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, The Wound Care Center of Appalachian Regional Healthcare System offers that multidisciplinary team approach necessary to help you heal. Paul S. Dagher, MD of Watauga Surgical Group serves as the Medical Director of The Wound Care Center.
- 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 the ARHS Wound Care Center, 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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