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Wound care

Wound care involves medical intervention to heal a wound after injury. Specialized treatment is provided for wounds that are non-healing or refuse to heal on their own. To promote healing, learning how to properly dress and care for wounds is vital.

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Wound management in South Nashville, Tennessee

If you need treatment for a nonhealing wound due to injury or illness, we're here to help.

Chronic and nonhealing wounds require specialized care. If you or someone you love is experiencing issues with these types of wounds, we offer a variety of treatment options at the TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center's Advanced Wound and Vascular Center. Treatments include hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), one of our most advanced options to help speed the healing of chronic wounds.

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Types of wounds we treat

Our wound care specialists are proud to offer advanced therapies and personalized treatment options. This approach is designed to speed up healing and help our patients recover from any type of wound. Some of the conditions and injuries we treat are:

  • Bone infections
  • Compromised grafts and flaps
  • Crush injuries
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Gangrene
  • Infected wounds
  • Necrotizing infections
  • Nonhealing surgical wounds
  • Pressure injuries
  • Radiation-related tissue or bone loss
  • Soft tissue infections

Services at the Advanced Wound and Vascular Center

There can be a variety of reasons why wounds won't heal, each of which requires specialized care referred to as "wound therapy." Our dedicated team of wound care specialists works with you to develop a personalized therapy plan to help prevent complications, such as infections or amputation.

Advanced wound therapy

Clinical treatment options for chronic or nonhealing wounds can help avoid the need for hospitalization. There are a variety of advanced treatments available to speed healing by stimulating cell growth. These include:

  • Antimicrobial topical therapies (topical treatment to protect against fungi, viruses or bacteria)
  • Bioengineered skin substitutes (using bioengineered material for skin grafts)
  • HBOT (using air pressure to increase the amount of oxygen your lungs can gather, which encourages the growth of new blood vessels)
  • Therapeutic dressing materials (dressing material designed to facilitate wound care)

Arriving for wound care

For your appointment, you will need:

  • A list of medications you are currently taking
  • A list of your allergies
  • Insurance information)
  • Photo ID

The Advanced Wound and Vascular Center is located on the TriStar Southern Hills campus.

You can park in the main lot or take advantage of the valet service available Mon - Fri: 7:30am - 4:30pm.