When you have a wound that just won’t heal, turn to the wound care experts at Baptist. Our compassionate and highly trained caregivers at the Wound Healing Center understand the issues you are facing. Whether it’s treatment for a diabetic ulcer, post-operative wound care or help healing a traumatic injury, we stand ready to help you take the next steps in healing. That’s Baptist Care.
Peripheral vascular disease can limit blood flow and slow your body’s healing process. As a result, each year almost five million Americans with vascular disease develop chronic ulcers and wounds. People with diabetes are particularly susceptible to chronic wounds that can lead in severe cases to amputation.
The Wound Healing Center offers a state-of-the-art facility complemented by a highly trained staff of interdisciplinary healthcare professionals. The center’s high success rate makes it your first choice for wound care in San Antonio.
Under the direction of physicians specially trained in wound care and hyperbaric medicine are skilled wound care nurses and experienced hyperbaric technicians. Training and expertise is complemented by our commitment to providing compassionate care and support to each patients.
Some of the conditions treated by the Wound Healing Center include:
- Pressure ulcers
- Diabetic foot ulcers
- Surgical wounds
- Wounds caused by infection
- Traumatic wounds
- Wounds due to circulatory problems.
Your treatment plan may include some or a combination of the following:
- Laboratory studies
- Vascular studies
- Surgical debridement to remove infected tissue and bone
- Antibiotic therapy
- Bio-engineered skin
- Negative pressure-assisted wound closure
- Application of specialty dressings or ointments
- Hyperbaric oxygen therapy.