Advanced Wound Care in Northern Michigan

People in northern Michigan who suffer from a complex chronic wound that will not heal may find relief and healing at Munson Healthcare hospitals. Advanced wound care specialists offer effective, individualized, innovative treatments that optimize the healing of chronic wounds, including venous stasis ulcers, arterial ulcers, bed sores, diabetic ulcers, and slow-healing surgical incisions.

Physician-directed advanced wound care is available at the Advanced Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center in Traverse City. Chronic wound healing is sometimes achieved in cooperation with referring physicians, plastic surgeons, podiatrists, infection disease specialists, and other specialists as needed.

If you have a chronic wound that will not heal, you are not alone. Chronic wounds affect more than 5.7 million people each year. People who have diabetes are especially vulnerable to these kinds of wounds, particularly foot ulcers.

Wounds We Treat

  • Arterial ulcers

  • Burns, compromised flaps and skin grafts

  • Crush injuries

  • Diabetic ulcers

  • Non-healing surgical incisions

  • Pressure (decubitus) ulcers

  • Radiation damage

  • Trauma wounds

  • Vascular insufficiency 

  • Venous stasis ulcers

Advanced Wound Care Specialists

Munson Healthcare’s wound care specialists include physicians who are board certified in wound care and emergency medicine. 

Care is provided at the Advanced Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center in Traverse City and Manistee Wound and Hyperbaric Center.

Routine Wound Care

Physical therapy may increase strength and mobility to enhance tissue healing.Routine wound care (dressing changes) also is available by physical therapists in rehabilitation departments at Charlevoix Hospital, Kalkaska Memorial Health Center, Manistee Hospital, Munson Medical Center, Otsego Memorial Hospital, and Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital. 

Talk to Your Doctor

If you have a wound that will not heal, talk to your doctor about a referral to the Advanced Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center in Traverse City or the Manistee Wound and Hyperbaric Center.