At Venice Regional Bayfront Health's Center for Wound Care, our staff provides each patient with a specialized, comprehensive course of therapy to assist in healing your problem wound. During your course of treatment, our team will work with your regular physician to assure complete continuity of all your medical services.
Nearly six million Americans suffer from chronic, non-healing wounds. There are many different types of wounds - some are associated with complications from diabetes and other related vascular disorders, while others include pressure sores and traumatic wounds. It can be very frustrating and time consuming to heal these wounds. At the Center, we utilize advanced approaches to wound healing and remain current in new scientific advances in wound care.
The Center for Wound Care is designed to complement your physician's services and is committed to the treatment of difficult, non-healing wounds. The Center is made up of a team of professionals that includes:
- Physicians with advanced training in wound management
- Nursing staff trained in the care of chronic wounds
- Technicians who perform non-invasive studies and various therapies
- Experienced staff to assist with appointments, medical records and health insurance processing
Before your treatment, you will undergo a thorough diagnostic examination to identify the type of wound you have and the underlying problems causing the wound. After this, a program specifically tailored to your needs will be initiated based on the most effective treatment options. Your treatment may include:
- Infection disease management
- Physical therapy
- Vascular evaluation
- Laboratory evaluation
- Nutritional management
- Pain management
- Diabetic education
- Nuclear medicine
Once a treatment plan has been initiated, you will visit the Center on a regular basis for wound care. You will be instructed on how to administer your own wound care at home between visits, as well as how to protect your wound from further complications. You are the most important part of your healing process. Keeping appointments and following directions clearly are critical to attaining a positive healing outcome.
For more information, please call (941) 486-6027.