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Every wound has its unique set of challenges, and North Canyon Wound Center is equipped to address your needs from early diagnosis to treatment. NCMC has a vast array of resources to aide in your recovery. We are experts in caring for people whose wounds have resisted traditional treatment and our team of specialists offers advanced therapies and patient- focused procedures that speed healing and give patients relief.
The new era of wound care provided at North Canyon Wound provides diverse, customized treatments, such as:
- Moist wound healing
- Dermal scaffolds and collagen products
- Silver antimicrobials
- Negative pressure wound therapy
- Skin Substitutes
- Growth factors to stimulate healing
- Wound debridement
- Nutrition therapy
- Fitting of protective footwear
- Total contact casting and gait training
What to expect at the Wound Center
On your first visit, our expert staff will evaluate your wound and general health along with your medical history. This comprehensive evaluation may include blood tests, x-rays, and blood-vessel studies. We work in collaboration with your primary physician to discuss your treatment program and provide updates on your progress. Please plan for 2-3 hours for your first visit.
Your personalized healing plan
When the test results are in, we will put together a personalized healing plan based upon your specific needs. Your plan will include appointments with our team of experts including:
- Wound Care Provider
- Wound Care Nurse
- Physical Therapist
It takes a team for your wound healing treatment to be successful, and the most important team member is you. You are the key to making the most of our experts. Our wound care team is available anytime you or your family members have questions about your treatment, so please don’t hesitate to contact us as we encourage you to ask questions.
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Frequently Asked Questions
The first visit is an extensive review of your condition. You will be asked about your entire medical history including surgeries, medications, mood changes and other aspects that impact your healing. Depending on your needs, the first visit is likely to last 2 or more hours.
The length of time to heal, and the frequency of your visits, will depend on your individual needs and the nature of your wound or condition. Being as all wounds, conditions and patients are unique, there is no predetermined time frame for the healing of a wound. In general, most wound are completely healed in just a few months.
Most insurance plans cover Wound Care. Prior to your appointment, and development of your healing plan, our staff will contact your insurance company to verify coverage.
Taking good care of your general health and following the recommendations of the treatment team can help you heal. You may be asked to wear special shoes, or compression socks. You may also be asked to spend time off your feet. Following these instructions is essential.