Your body is an amazing thing, and your health is important. Sometimes, a wound may not heal as quickly as it should because of an infection or underlying medical condition. When that happens, you have a team of specialists ready to help you in the Banner Health wound care clinics.
What Are Chronic or Slow-Healing Wounds?
Wounds sometimes take a while to heal. Other times, they keep coming back. These wounds may have an underlying issue causing them. Our compassionate wound care specialists will help you manage these wounds and feel better.
Some of the more common conditions we treat include:
- Pressure ulcers
- Diabetic foot ulcers
- Ostomy care
- Surgical wounds
- Wounds caused by infections
- Traumatic wounds
- Wounds due to circulatory problems
- Wounds due to autoimmune disorders
What Treatments Are There For Slow-Healing Wounds?
There are a lot of different ways we can treat slow-healing wounds. Our wound care specialists will work with you and your doctor to find the best treatment option to help you feel like yourself again.
All treatments will depend on the severity and underlying cause of the wound. Some common treatment options we may use include:
- Hyperbaric oxygen treatments
- Removing dead tissue from the wounds (called debridement)
- Changing bandages
- Managing and infections
- Compression therapy
- Electrical stimulation
- Mist therapy
- Casting for wound healing