Who Can Benefit From Specialized Wound Care?

Among the many conditions and medications that can cause wound-healing difficulties, diabetes is the most common. In fact, 25% of people with diabetes experience a slow-healing foot ulcer and the majority of our patients have complications associated with diabetes.

Slow wound healing can also be associated with heart disease and other circulatory problems. Immune-suppressing drugs, including chemotherapy treatments for cancer, are another root cause for wound-healing difficulties. Additionally, many people experience slower healing of wounds with advancing age.

Our Approach to Treatment

Since our goal is to do all we can to save a limb, we use advanced therapies to promote faster and more thorough healing. With a focus on improving blood flow and fighting infection, we offer aggressive treatment that may use one, several or all of the following therapies:

  • Bioengineered skin substitutes
  • Debridement (removal of dead tissue)
  • Foot reconstruction
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (coming soon)
  • Skin grafting
  • Wound closure

Our Multidisciplinary Approach

We provide collaborative, multidisciplinary treatment by a team of experienced specialists who have advanced training in limb preservation techniques. Our doctors, nurses and physician therapists customize your treatment to stimulate healing, allowing you to recover as quickly and completely as possible.

When Should You Call Us?

If you or someone close to you has a slow- or non-healing wound, particularly if you have any of the following symptoms, we can help. Symptoms of concern include a wound that:

  • Has not healed in four to six weeks
  • Appears red, inflamed or infected
  • Oozes pus, blood or other fluids
  • Flares up repeatedly after beginning to heal
  • Re-occurring or frequent wounds or sores in the same location on your body

Call today to learn more about our Wound treatments and services, 310-517-4736