Advanced Care for Chronic & Complex Wounds
Decatur's most comprehensive premier wound clinic offers new hope for difficult to heal wounds.
The DMH Wound Clinic is comprised of the latest technologies and a staff of medical professionals who understand what it takes to make the seemingly impossible happen with healing a wound.
The DMH Wound Clinic combines state-of-the-art treatment with the expertise of a multi-disciplinary team of surgeons, family medicine practitioners, an internist and a podiatrist to create a personalized plan of healing specific to each patient. We utilize a nationally recognized approach to speed your recovery as we work with your physician to create a personalized plan of healing just for you.
The DMH Wound Clinic provides a medical option for patients with chronic wounds, which are defined as sores or wounds that have not significantly improved from conventional treatments within 30 days. Associated with inadequate circulation, poorly functoining veins. and immobility, difficult to heal wounds often require a more specialized approach. Our multidisciplinary team of specialists provides a variety of medical and surgical treatments to aid in the healing of chronic and complex wounds, including:
- dressing selection
- special shoes
- education for you and your family to help healing happen at home
- advanced therapies including Macon County's only Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy - the increase in oxygen level helps repair tissue faster than traditional therapies
- proven clinical protocols
- individualized plan of care that brings you the most effective treatments for your specific needs
- ongoing communication and collaboration with you and your physician
Difficult to heal wounds of the diabetic foot are considered one of the most significant complications of diabetes, representing a major worldwide medical, social, and economic burden that greatly affects patient quality of life. Almost 24 million Americans - one in every 12 - are diabetic and the disease is causing widespread disability and death at an epidemic pace, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
To make an appointment at the DMH Wound Clinic, call (217) 876-2637.