Most wounds, minor cuts and scratches heal on their own within two weeks. However, there are times when a wound stays open longer due to blood flow problems, infection, diabetes, or poor nutrition. When this occurs, the specially trained clinical team at Heritage Valley
WoundCare can help treat wounds that are not healing on their own. At Heritage Valley
WoundCare, teamwork, coordinated care, advanced technologies and excellent outcomes are available in one convenient location.
Many types of wounds are treated at the center. Some of the most common types of wounds treated are:
- Diabetic Ulcers
- Pressure Ulcers
- Arterial Ulcers
- Venous Ulcers
- Non-healing surgical wounds
- Any wound that has not healed in 1 month
WoundCare has all the specialists you may need working together in one location to help you heal. Specialists that are part of the Heritage Valley team include:
- Vascular Surgeons
- General Surgeons
- Infectious Disease Specialist
- Physical Therapists
- Diabetic Educators
WoundCare helps heal chronic wounds faster by treating the cause of the non-healing wound and applying evidence-based, medical and surgical techniques that are outcome focused and cost-effective. Treatments methods include:
- Advanced wound dressings
- Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
- Negative pressure wound therapy
- Bioengineered tissue
- Wraps to decrease lower leg swelling
Patients and their families or caregivers are taught how to care for their wounds at home to further facilitate faster and more permanent healing. The latest approved devices and dressings to promote healing are used.
The Heritage Valley WoundC
are is conveniently located within Heritage Valley Beaver, on the first floor.
Heritage Valley Beaver
1000 Dutch Ridge Road
Beaver, PA 15009
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.