Wound Care Services
The terms “problem wounds” and “slow-healing wounds” describe wounds that take too long to heal, even with medical or surgical treatment.
Examples of wounds we treat here at the Norwalk Hospital Wound Care and Vascular Medicine Center include diabetic foot wounds, compromised amputation sites, non-healing traumatic wounds, and non-healing ulcers.
Our wound-healing services include:
Our first step is always a comprehensive wound care assessment, which consists of a medical examination and vascular assessment. Our expert staff will design a wound-healing treatment plan that is tailored to your needs.
Your treatment may involve one or a combination of several of the following state-of-the-art therapies, including:
- Debridement (removing dead tissue to promote healing)
- Bioengineered skin substitutes
- Advanced wound care dressings
- Negative-pressure wound therapy
- Compression therapy
- Pain management
- Infection control
- Hyperbaric oxygen therapy