Wound Care


Quality local care for non-healing wounds

A wound that won't heal can be a constant source of pain and frustration. It can also be a serious medical problem for patients who do not get the treatment and support they need. Nearly 6.7 million people in America suffer from non-healing, chronic wounds. Conditions such as diabetes, pressure ulcers, circulatory issues or injuries can put a patient at risk for hard-to-heal wounds. At MHP Wound Center, our local care team can help you get better, so you can get back to everyday life.

What is a non-healing wound?

A non-healing wound is a chronic wound that doesn’t heal within five to eight weeks, even though you’ve been following your provider’s instructions to take care of it. Non-healing wounds can cause deeper skin erosion, infection and further complications. These conditions can be very serious because they can lead to an additional illness or even the loss of a limb. There are many different types of non-healing wounds, but the most frequent is an ulcer.

Types of non-healing wounds:

  • Pressure sores or ulcers
  • Surgical wounds
  • Radiation sores
  • Venous leg ulcers
  • Surgical, trauma wounds
  • Arterial Ulcers
  • Foot ulcers due to diabetes, poor blood flow, or swollen legs

Treatments for Non-Healing Wounds

To take a holistic approach to effective wound care management and healing, MHP Wound Care offers the best in advanced wound care right here in Shelbyville. Our team consists of wound care specialists that work directly with other expert staff to take an interdisciplinary approach to wound treatment and healing due to the complex nature of chronic wounds. The combined knowledge of all health care disciplines at MHP — from surgery to primary care — is vital for effective chronic wound management, treating the person as a whole. Our therapies and treatments may include a variety of:

  • Patient education
  • Physical therapy
  • Pain management
  • Disease management
  • Removal of dead tissue (debridement)
  • Radiation or other treatments

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