Advanced Wound Care & Vascular Center
Each year, thousands of Americans suffer from chronic wounds that prevent them from living the lifestyle they want to enjoy. Parkridge Medical Center's Advanced Wound Care and Vascular Center's multidisciplinary team of specialists uses an integrated approach to treat all forms of chronic wounds and provide the most comprehensive wound-management services. If you have a wound that has not healed, or is complicated by associated diabetes, infection, immobility or inadequate blood circulation, we are here to provide specialized treatment.
For information about wound care, please call (423) 242-2500. To schedule an appointment with a wound care specialist, please call (423) 493-1271.
From assessment and treatment to follow-up care, you can trust the physicians and the caring team of specialists to be with you every step of the way. We believe resiliency, determination and personalized plans make all the difference when it comes to having a successful recovery from a chronic wound. Our Chattanooga clinic works with you and your doctor for treatment, utilizing the latest therapeutic procedures to help heal wounds and sores that have resisted other forms of treatment.
Some of the indications for wound therapy are:
- Diabetic wounds
- Pressure ulcers
- Venous Stasis ulcers
- Traumatic wounds
- Vasculitic ulcers
- Surgical wounds
Treatment programs are personalized and designed based on your special needs. You and your caregiver will be educated in proper techniques in dressing changes, wound protection and prevention.
Your treatment may include:
- Infection control
- Bioengineered skin grafting
- Compression therapy
- Negative pressure wound therapy
- Lymphedema therapy
- Ostomy care & education