Wound Care involve Skin Tissue damage due to various factors such as injuries and infections, while others form due to and health conditions. Though impairments may vary in their extent and severity, they affect your health, Causing Uncomfortable Symptoms. Hence, everyone looks forward to achieving their healing soon enough.
Dr. Autumn Savage, a Wound Care Specialist at Wound Evolution – Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine, Understands the need to provide quality care for Wounds Enhancing Quick Healing. He Specializes in Using Hyperbaric medicine to Promote Faster Healing of Wounds focusing on Patient Centered and Exceptional Care. Consult him today to learn More about Wound Care.
What is Wound Care?
Wound care is the primary service offered at the Wound Evolution. It involves treatments and professional care for wounds. Some of the reasons you may need proper wounds care include:
- To prevent further complications from chronic ulcers.
- To enhance faster healing for non-healing wounds.
- To stop the spread of an infection from the wound.
Types of Wounds That Require Special Wound Care
You may need professional wound care for the following types of wounds:
- Venous leg ulcers
- Diabetic wounds
- Pressure sores
- Arterial ulcers
- Surgical wound complications
- Bone infection
- Crush injuries
The symptoms of the wound can also tell the severity of your damage and its healing. Some of the signs that show your injury is not healing the right way, including:
- Foul odor
- Swelling and Redness
- Thick, Discolored Discharge
- Persistent Pain
- Red Blotches Spreading from the wound
- Drainage from the wound
- Dark or blue color Around the wound Edges
What to Expect During Your Wound Care Appointment?
During your appointment at the Wound Evolution-Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine, Dr. Savage evaluates the wound symptoms, reviews your health history, and conducts a physical exam. He also carries out diagnostic tests such as X-rays, CT scans, and an MRI to identify any underlying health conditions and complications.
After getting the diagnosis results, Dr. Savage goes ahead to create a personalized treatment plan to address your wound. He uses hyperbaric therapies to treat and enhance your wound healing.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
The noninvasive treatments involve using high levels of pure oxygen in a pressurized room to promote wound healing. It allows the lungs to take in more oxygen compared to a typical clinic room, enhancing recovery.
The increased oxygen levels in your blood offer protection from harmful bacteria and activate growth and stem cells, which are critical factors in healing.
Usually, when you develop a wound, your tissues require higher levels of oxygen for survival. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy provides the oxygen needed, allowing faster healing.
Other Treatments used in wound care include:
- Bioengineered skin grafts.
- Wound debridement.
- Periwound skin management.
- Compression therapy.
- Negative pressure wound therapy.
- Pressure off-loading.
Your treatment may also include Healthy lifestyle modifications, including nutritional counseling. Dr. Savage and the team also teach you how to take care of your wound at home to improve healing.
Talk to a Wound Care Specialist Today
Professional Wounds care is critical to promote faster healing, prevent severe complications, and infection spread. Dr. Savage offers excellent, quality care for various wounds, using advanced and minimally invasive techniques, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Call his office today to book your appointment.