Wound Care at Caldwell
Nearly seven million people in the United States suffer from chronic wounds. Our Caldwell Wound Center staff has been caring for chronic wound patients since 2006. Our Wound Care team of professionals is dedicated to finding the root cause of your chronic, non-healing wound. We will conduct a thorough assessment to find the underlying cause of your wound healing problem, then develop a personalized plan of care for your treatment. Let us develop a personalized plan of care for you and start you on your journey to healing.
When to Seek Wound Care
Talk to your provider/physician if you have a wound that doesn’t heal in three to four weeks. If your provider decides you need specialized treatment, ask for a referral to the Caldwell Wound Center in Lenoir, North Carolina.
Conditions We Treat
Find care and treatment for children and adults at Caldwell Wound Center for:
Comprehensive Evaluation & Services
Expect a complete assessment of your wound and medical history at your first appointment. Your provider will consider any complex health issues you have and may use imaging tests, blood tests and/or blood flow testing to make an accurate diagnosis of your chronic wound.
If you need an evaluation for surgical wound treatment, you’ll benefit from fast access to our podiatrists and vascular surgeons. Your care team is ready and comprised of surgeons on site. Your specialist will determine if you need a surgical procedure to help heal your chronic wound.
Wound Healing Treatments
Get effective treatment for wounds and contributing health problems through the use of advanced methods and wound management techniques, such as:
- Specialty dressing – Determined by your wound care specialist, protects wounds and promotes healing at different stages of the healing process
- Vacuum-assisted closure therapy, i.e. wound vac – Cleans and pulls the edges of your wound together to help it heal faster
- Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
- Multi-layer compression wraps – Improves blood flow by applying higher pressure to your ankle and decreasing pressure toward your calf
- Debridement – Removes infected, damaged, or dead tissue to promote healing
- Sharp debridement – Cleans and disinfects large, deep, or painful wounds using a surgical procedure and tools
- Unna Boot compression therapy – Decreases leg pain and swelling by applying several layers of wrap from your foot to your knee
- In Home Health - Support for wound care and dressing changes in your home
Wound Care Education & Support Services
Get encouragement and guidance to become an active participant in your care and treatment. You and your family will receive education that will empower you and your care team to make the best decisions for your health. Learn about:
Chronic conditions contributing to wound development
Wound healing stages and processes
If you need support services, Caldwell UNC has lymphedema therapy and diabetes education and self-management services as well as a network of Primary Care doctors.
Rely on us to coordinate your wound care and support services. Your referring provider will receive progress reports about your care at Caldwell Wound Center.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber Video
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