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.
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, Trauma, Non-healing surgical wounds, and any wound that has not healed in 1 month.
Coordinated Clinical Team
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: Certified Wound Specialist Physician (CWSP), Vascular Surgeons, General Surgeons, Family Practice, Podiatrists, Infectious Disease Specialist, Physical Therapists, Nutritionists, and 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, Debridement, Ultrasonic Debridement, and 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.
Heritage Valley Kennedy WoundCare
Call 412-250-2600 for our hours or to make an appointment at our Kennedy Township location.
Call 412-847-7500 for our hours or to make an appointment at our North Hills location.
WoundCare & Hyperbaric Medicine
Services available at Heritage Valley WoundCare:
- Advanced wound dressings
- Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
- Negative pressure wound therapy
- Bioengineered tissue
- Ultrasonic Debridement
- Xpansion Graft
- Wraps to decrease lower leg swelling
For Information Call:
Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm