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Wound Healing Center:
Healing Hard-to-Heal Wounds:
Because You've Got a Lot of
Living To Do
Wounds that do not heal can keep you from the activities you enjoy. The caring professionals at The Wound Healing Center at Glens Falls Hospital can heal those wounds and help improve your quality of life.
The Wound Healing Center offers a progressive approach to traditional wound healing. An individualized treatment plan is developed just for you.
A wound that is slow to heal is almost always a symptom of an underlying health problem. We seek out the cause of your wound and work with you on approaches and treatment plans to fix this underlying problem. While healing the wound is very important, we are just as committed to eliminating its cause. In this way, we can help you avoid future wounds.
How Can We Help You?
We can help with the following types of wounds and conditions:
- Diabetic foot ulcers
- Severe infections, including post-operative infections
- Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores
- Burns, including radiation burns
- Slow-to-heal wounds
- Wounds due to poor circulation
- Failing skin grafts
- Plastic surgery recovery
Our team includes:
- Physicians and surgeons who specialize in treating wounds
- Wound care nurses
- Physical and occupational therapists
- Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO) techs
- and most important, YOU
If you have a hard-to-heal wound:
We encourage you to call us and schedule a visit for a wound evaluation. We will gather information over the telephone and arrange for you to see a member of our clinical team who will work with you in developing your care plan. Be assured your treatment will begin immediately.
You will meet with our healthcare team approximately once a week until your wound is healed. Our goal is to heal all wounds within 12-16 weeks. This allows close observation and treatment of the wound and its cause. Once your wound is healed, we make sure that you understand how to prevent wounds from recurring.
Your treatment may include a combination of:
- Wound Healing Interventions, such as debridements, topical dressing and advanced treatment modalities such as Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
- Laboratory and other specialty tests
- Nutrition evaluation
- Coordination of Care with other health care providers
- Physical therapy
- Pressure relief
- Prevention management
- Surgical intervention
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