Wound Care

Wound Center building

If you have a wound that doesn’t improve after four weeks of traditional treatments, turn to the Owensboro Health Wound Care team. You can feel confident in our care because over 90 percent of wounds we treat heal within 30 days. Because we partner with wound-care provider Healogics, Inc., you benefit from experts trained in the safest, most effective ways to help you get better.

Wounds We Treat

Ask about our advanced care for wounds such as:

  • Bedsores (pressure ulcers)
  • Burns
  • Compromised skin grafts and flaps
  • Crush Injuries
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcers
  • Diabetic wounds of the lower extremities
  • Necrotizing infections
  • Post-surgical Wounds, including Skin Grafts or Flaps
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Radiation Therapy Blisters
  • Soft tissue radiation injuries
  • Venous Ulcers (stasis dermatitis)
  • Wounds that haven't healed within 30 days

Wound Healing Services & Treatments

Help your wound heal with treatments and services such as:

  • Antibiotic Therapy – Uses medications to relieve wound infections
  • Compression Wraps and Stockings – Control swelling in your legs and feet
  • Debridement – Removes dead tissue through a special ointment, moist wound dressings and/or minor surgery
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy – Increases the amount of oxygen in your blood to speed wound healing
  • Nutrition Counseling – Advises you on eating a healthy diet, which may include certain vitamins and supplements
  • Pain Management – Makes you more comfortable as your wound heals
  • Physical and Occupational Therapy – Helps you care for yourself, move around better and more easily complete daily tasks
  • Recommendations for special support surfaces, which relieve pressure on certain areas of your body to prevent bedsores as you sit or lie down
  • Recommendations for crutches and shoes that ease pressure on foot and leg wounds

If you have diabetes or another chronic condition, you’ll also find help managing your symptoms and get guidance on preventing wounds.