Your Answer to Wound Healing

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Sep 14, 2011


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If you have a wound that has not healed, consider seeking help from the NCH Healthcare Systems Wound Healing Centers. The methods employed by the centers have established an impressive record of healing wounds that others thought hopeless, including many that might have required amputation. Carefully researched methods allow patients to receive state-of-the-art treatment of wounds that have resisted healing despite months, or even years of conventional treatment.
About five million Americans suffer from chronic wounds that wont heal. Often, these wounds wont heal due to a variety of factors such as age, diet, circulatory problems, diabetes, arthritis, kidney disease, and smoking. These wounds can become infected, requiring amputation in extreme cases, if not treated in a timely and effective manner. The Wound Healing Centers at Naples Community Hospital offers a comprehensive program that includes state-of-the-art treatment for non-healing wounds. We can help with wounds such as:
Any wound which has failed to show signs of healing for more than 30 days
Any wound which has not responded to previous treatments or therapies
Post-operative infections
Slow or non-healing surgical wounds
Diabetic foot ulcers
Lower leg ulcers
Pressure ulcers Chronic bone infection (osteomyelitis)
Crush injuries, Compartment Syndrome and other traumatic ischemias
Skin tears or lacerations
Radiation and other burns
Failing or compromised skin/muscle grafts or flaps
Insect or dog bites
Decompression sickness
Necrotizing soft tissue infections
The NCH Wound Healing Centers offers a variety of specialized treatments, including:
Doppler Evaluation of Pulses
Transcutaneous Oxygen Monitoring (TcP02)
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBO2T)
Wound Debridement
Wound Dressings
Most treatments at wound healing centers are covered by Medicare/ Medicaid, HMOs and other private insurance plans. Wound centers are experts in caring for people whose wounds have resisted traditional
treatment. Constant communication with your personal physician insures a plan will be developed based on your
special needs. Once your wound is healed, you will return to your doctor for follow-up care.
Editors Note: This article was submitted by NCH Healthcare System Wound Healing Centers with several locations to serve you call 239-403-2600 for more information.

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