Nurse wrapping arm wound.

Wound healing

Partner with the wound care team at ProHealth Care in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Our team will help heal your wounds, prevent infections and reduce your risk of losing a limb.

When to see a wound specialist

You may benefit from seeing a wound specialist if you have a wound, cut or burn that has:

  • Not started to heal in two weeks.
  • Not finished healing in six weeks.

Conditions we treat

Trust the wound healing specialists at ProHealth for expert care of complicated and non-healing wounds, such as:

  • Diabetic ulcers, including diabetic foot ulcers
  • Gangrene (dead tissue)
  • Infected wounds
  • Neuropathic ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Radiation dermatitis
  • Surgical wounds
  • Traumatic wounds, including cuts and burns
  • Venous ulcers
  • Vasculitis (inflamed blood vessels)

Wound care team

Rely on an experienced team of health care professionals. Depending on your condition and wound type, your care team may include:

  • Doctors who specialize in wound care
  • Certified wound care nurses
  • Hyperbaric technicians
  • Home health nurses

Wound treatment

Work with your care team to create a care plan that helps you heal. Your treatment may include:

  • Bioengineered skin substitutes – Cover wounds with synthetic tissue to protect the area and promote healing.
  • Compression bandages and garments – Reduce swelling, help prevent blood clots and increase the amount of oxygen in your tissue.
  • Debridement – Removes dead, infected or damaged tissue to help your wound heal.
  • Dressings and wraps – Protect healthy skin and promote wound healing.
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) – Increases the amount of oxygen in your blood to speed wound healing.
  • Medications – Treat wounds and infections with antibiotics, antiseptics, gels and foams.
  • MIST Therapy – Uses low-frequency ultrasound and a saline spray to clean the wound and help it heal.
  • Negative-pressure wound healing (vacuum-assisted wound healing) – Pulls air and fluids out of damaged skin to improve blood flow and speed up healing.

Upcoming events

  • Aug
    9
    Tuesday
    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Join us for the opportunity to share and connect with other patients going through similar experiences. This group is a safe place to openly share and receive information and support from others.
  • Aug
    9
    Tuesday
    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    This class will walk you through using everyday kitchen refuse to create your own garden-ready compost.
  • Aug
    9
    Tuesday
    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Ask questions and get support from certified lactation consultants and other parents

Contact us

You’ll need a doctor’s referral for wound healing services at ProHealth Care. To learn more, talk to your doctor or call us at 262-928-8899.

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