The Advanced Wound Healing Center is an outpatient program that focuses on the care of chronic and non-healing wounds. Using advanced treatment modalities and a case management model, we help patients improve the quality of their lives. In partnership with physicians, nurses and multiple medical disciplines, we provide invaluable care for patients.
We offer patients access to state-of-the-art outpatient clinical wound care and hyperbaric medicine performed by a group of physicians who have each had wound care training. We specialize in using a variety of clinical treatments, therapies and support services to treat chronic wounds. The best part? No referral is necessary to receive wound care treatment with us. Call the number below to schedule and appointment yourself!
Call us to learn more or schedule an appointment.Call 270-251-4156
"Most people with diabetes can prevent serious foot complications. Regular care at home and going to all doctor’s appointments are your best bet for preventing foot problems (and stopping small problems from becoming serious ones)." - CDC
A patient with a wound that has not begun to heal in two weeks or is not completely healed in six weeks may benefit from the proven, best-practice methodologies at the Advanced Wound Healing Center. Some indications for wound therapy include:
The Advanced Wound Healing Center is a Healogics Center of Excellence.
About half of all people with Diabetes have some sort of nerve damage, most often in the legs or feet. Nerve damage in your feet may cause tingling, numbness or pain, or it may lead to loss of feeling completely. Without being able to feel pain, you may not notice a cut, blister, sore or other problem. Small problems can lead to much more serious conditions, including wounds that will not heal. Nerve damage and poor blood flow from diabetes can put you a risk for developing a foot ulcer, which can lead to infection and even amputation if not treated properly.
Anyone with diabetes could develop nerve damage that could potentially lead to foot wounds in need of medical attention, but there are factors, which can increase your risk, including:
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is one of several advanced treatments offered by the Advanced Wound Healing Center. HBOT helps the body's oxygen-dependent, wound-healing mechanisms function more efficiently. While enclosed in a chamber at greater-than-normal atmospheric pressure, patients breathe pure oxygen, saturating their blood plasma and allowing their body to to carry from 15 to 20 times the normal amount of healing oxygen to the body's tissues, thereby accelerating the wound healing process.
Approved indications for HBOT, which are currently reimbursed by Medicare, HMOs and other insurance providers, include: