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Watauga Surgical Group
(828) 262-9520

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.

Ostomy Services

  • Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse
  • Pre-operative Education
  • Post-Operative Education
  • Stoma Marking

Wound Treatments

  • Total Contact Casting
  • Compression Treatment
  • Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
  • Wound Irrigation and Debridement
  • Therapeutic Wound Care Modalities
  • Skin Grafts

Other Services

  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Diabetes Education
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Diagnostic Testing and Lab Services

Watauga Surgical Group

965 State Farm Road
Boone, NC 28607
Phone: (828) 264-2340
Fax: (828) 262-0731

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%

Questions frequently asked about wound care

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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