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We treat wounds and work to prevent reoccurrence by correcting contributing factors such as controlling infection and enhancing medical and nutritional status.

The Wound Center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is closed from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. each day for lunch. We're located in the Community Health and Rehabilitation Center.

A Multidisciplinary Approach
The Wound Healing Center is staffed with a unique team of specialists who are all dedicated to healing chronic wounds. The combined knowledge of our team members creates a multidisciplinary approach to wound management. We are dedicated to healing wounds that have not responded to traditional treatment.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (910) 291-7711. A physician referral is not needed to schedule an appointment.

Wound Types and Risk Factors

Treating wounds is a complex task. Each case is unique and patients will heal at varying rates. The Wound Healing Center staff is prepared to handle a variety of different wounds/sores, including:

  • Diabetic foot ulcers
  • Lower leg ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Bone infection (osteomyelitis)
  • Gangrene Skin tears or lacerations
  • Late effects of radiation therapy
  • Post-operative infections
  • Slow or non-healing surgical wounds
  • Compromised skin flaps or grafts
  • Burns (second degree or less)
  • Any wound/sore failing to improve with multiple treatments or therapies

Certain risk factors may lead to chronic wounds, such as:

  • Malnutrition and diet
  • Circulation problems
  • Infection
  • Aging
  • Diabetes
  • Hyperglycemia - especially blood sugars over 150
  • Arthritis
  • Diabetes
  • Kidney disease
  • Certain medications
  • Swelling
  • Weight
  • Smoking
  • Inability to adhere to your individual plan of care