Athens Regional Health System
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Wound Center Services

Athens Regional Wound Center services include assessment, diagnostic evaluation and treatment of wounds. Our staff is available to evaluate any type of wound. The most commonly treated wounds are:

  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Stasis ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers (bed sores)
  • Wounds resistant to healing
  • Wounds caused by poor circulation, trauma or surgery

If needed, we will coordinate your treatment with the expertise of plastic surgeons, general surgeons, vascular surgeons, dermatologists, orthopedists or other specialists. Referrals can be made by your physician, health care provider or by self-referral.

Treatments

  • Topical therapy
  • Compression wraps
  • Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (Wound VAC)
  • Growth Factor Therapy
  • Bioengineered skin equivalents
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)

Diagnostic Evaluations

  • Vascular studies
  • Transcutaneous Oximetry (the only facility in Athens to offer this service!)
  • Laboratory services
  • Radiology services

Ancillary Services

  • Diabetes education
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Smoking cessation
  • Social Services
  • Physical Therapy
  • Lymphedema Therapy
  • Home Health Care
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