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Wound Care

Wound CareWe expect our bodies to heal quickly. But in fact, healing is a very complicated process. If a wound has not healed in four weeks with standard medical care, it's considered a problem wound and needs special treatment. The REX Wound Healing Center can help.

Our specially trained doctors and nurses have advanced wound care training in treating problem wounds. We offer a coordinated plan of treatment with your primary care physician to assist in the healing process and ensure a continuum of care.

Conditions We Treat

  • Pressure ulcers
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Neuropathic ulcers
  • Ischemic ulcers
  • Veous leg ulcers
  • Venous insufficiency
  • Traumatic wounds
  • Surgical wounds
  • Vasculitis
  • Burns
  • Peristomal skin irritations
  • Other chronic, non-healing wounds

Our Services

  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
  • Compression therapy
  • Wound debridement
  • Advanced wound dressings
  • Prescriptive growth factors
  • Bio-engineered skin grafting
  • Edema management
  • Non-invasive vascular assessment
  • Nutritional assessment & counseling
  • Patient & caregiver counseling

Our Treatment Program

Your initial visit to the REX Wound Healing Center will include a thorough diagnostic examination to identify your wound type as well as the underlying problems causing the wound. After this, a treatment program specifically tailored to your needs will be created which may include:

  • Infectious disease management
  • Physical therapy
  • Vascular evaluation
  • Laboratory evaluation
  • Nutritional management
  • Pain management
  • Diabetes education and management
  • Radiology services

Successful healing usually takes 1-16 weeks, depending on the nature of the wound. Patients visit every week for Wound Center staff to monitor and care for their wound according to their treatment plan.

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