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Wound care

Wound care involves medical interventions to heal a wound after injury. Specialized treatment is provided for wounds that are nonhealing or refuse to heal on their own. A vital aspect of treatment includes learning how to properly dress and care for a wound.

Wound healing and management in Asheville, North Carolina

Our dedicated team is here to help you heal from slow and nonhealing wounds.

Recovering from wounds can be challenging. At Asheville Specialty Hospital, our expert team understands the intricacies of wound healing and management. You'll receive skilled and compassionate care to help you heal.

Wounds and wound-related conditions we treat

Treating complex wounds requires comprehensive care. Our wound care specialists work as a team to treat a variety of conditions, including:

  • Bedsores or pressure ulcers
  • Diabetic foot ulcers
  • First- to third-degree burns
  • Lower-extremity leg ulcers
  • Postsurgical wounds or infections
  • Radiation wounds
  • Skin tears or lacerations
  • Slow or nonhealing wounds
  • Spider bites
  • Tissue damage
  • Traumatic injuries
  • Venous ulcers

Our wound care treatments and services

Our wound care specialists are here to provide you with skilled, compassionate care. We work together to help you heal and recover.

Wound prevention

To help prevent wounds, we offer the following services:

  • Ankle-brachial index testing
  • Education about lifestyle choices to help prevent wounds and promote wound healing
  • Nail trimming and foot care
  • Ostomy care

Wound management

After evaluating your wound, our wound care specialists might administer one or more of the following nonsurgical treatments:

  • Advanced topical dressings
  • Biological dressings
  • Compression wraps
  • Debridement
  • Growth factor therapy
  • Negative pressure wound therapy
  • Total contact casting
  • Unna boots

Surgical wound care

If you have complex wounds that don't respond to treatments, you might need surgical wound care. Surgical wound procedures we offer include:

  • Skin grafts (using healthy skin from one part of your body to replace skin that is damaged or missing)
  • Skin substitutes (natural, synthetic or permanent skin substitutes to replace damaged or dead skin)

After your surgical procedure, our team will provide you with important education and follow-up care. If appropriate, this will include support group meetings for you and your family.

Our Wound care Locations

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Asheville Specialty Hospital
428 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
 (828) 213 - 5400

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Asheville Specialty Hospital
428 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
 (828) 213 - 5400
Mission Burn and Wound Center
509 Biltmore Avenue
Entrance 7
Asheville, NC 28801
 (828) 213 - 4600

0.2 miles

Mission Hospital
509 Biltmore Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
 (828) 213 - 1111

0.3 miles