Wound Care

Often when people get a cut or a scrape, they don’t think too much about it and it heals up on its own in a matter of days. Sometimes, people with diabetes, poor circulation or other conditions can develop wounds that don’t heal and they become serious, chronic problems.

Aspirus offers specialized wound care services that can promote healing and prevent infection and re-injury. Depending on the type of wound and where it is located, different treatments or techniques may be used to help your body heal.

Wounds that need specialized services to promote healing often are those related to:

  • Pressure
  • Minor burns
  • Ulcers
  • Diabetes
  • Arterial insufficiency
  • Radiation treatment
  • Complex surgical wounds

Types of Wound Services

Wound care services may vary by location, but can include:

  • Assistance in obtaining wound care supplies and necessary medical equipment.
  • Care management by a certified wound specialist.
  • Complete wound assessment.
  • Conventional and specialty wound treatments.
  • Disease specific information on treatment and services.
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Ostomy care and education.
  • Patient and family education and instruction in wound care and dressing application.
  • Provider-directed care to help identify all underlying disease factors.