Wound Care Center
Dealing With Problem Wounds
At any given time almost six million Americans suffer from problem wounds. There are many types of wounds. Some are associated with complications from diabetes and other related vascular disorders. Other types include pressure sores and traumatic wounds. At the Wound Care Center, the staff utilizes the most up-to-date approaches to wound healing and remain current in new scientific advances in wound care, including the use of the Center’s hyperbaric chamber, which can be used to treat such wounds as diabetic extremity wounds, radiation tissue damage and crush injuries.
A Team Of Wound Care Specialists
The Wound Care Center is operated by the Health System in conjunction with Healogics, Inc., the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The Center’s services are designed to complement your physician’s services and the staff is committed to the treatment of problem wounds. The Center staff is made up of a team of professionals that includes:
- Physicians with advanced training in wound management
- Nursing staff trained in the care of chronic wounds
- Technicians who perform non-invasive studies and various therapies
- Experienced staff to assist with appointments, medical records and health insurance processing.
Your Wound Treatment Program
You will undergo a thorough diagnostic examination to identify the type of wound you have and the underlying problems causing the wound. After this, a program specifically tailored to your needs will be initiated based on the most effective treatment options. Your treatment may include:
- Infectious disease management
- Hyperbaric Chamber treatment
- Physical therapy
- Vascular evaluation
- Laboratory evaluation
- Nutritional management
- Pain management
- Diabetic education
- Radiology Services
Once a treatment plan has been initiated, you will visit the Wound Care Center on a regular basis for your wound care. You will be instructed on how to administer your own wound care at home between visits, as well as how to protect your wound from further complications. You are the most important part of your healing process. Keeping appointments and following directions clearly are critical to attaining a positive healing outcome.
2600 Wildwood Drive
Brunswick, GA 31520
Phone: 912-466-5350 Fax: 912-466-5313
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
For more information please contact a member of our staff at 912-466-5350.