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Wound Healing

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If your wound isn’t healing on its own and doesn’t respond to traditional treatment, partner with a certified wound specialist at Wayne UNC Health Care. Find care at the Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center in Goldsboro, North Carolina to help your wound heal while preventing infections and other complications.

Certified Wound Expert

Trust our wound care team—with high patient satisfaction ratings—to treat your wounds using methods backed by the American Board of Wound Management. Depend on our certified wound specialist to determine the best treatment for your wound. You can feel confident you’ll receive excellent care because our team uses treatment methods that achieve a 90 percent patient healing rate.

Personalized Wound Care

Work with specialists who take time to get to you know you and understand your needs. At your first appointment, you and your wound care team will discuss your medical history, including medications and previous wounds. Then you’ll work together to create a customized treatment plan. Expect weekly monitoring and management of your wound healing progress.

Conditions We Treat

Turn to Wayne UNC when you need advanced wound healing care for:

Treating Diabetic Wounds

If you have diabetes, you face a greater risk of sores on your feet and legs, and your body may have more trouble healing those wounds. Count on your care team to help prevent and treat diabetic foot ulcers.

Advanced Wound Healing Treatments

Recover from lingering wounds with sophisticated treatments at Wayne UNC. Depending on your condition, you may benefit from:

  • Bioengineered skin substitutes – Replaces the function of the skin to aid in wound closure and decreased pain
  • Compression wraps – Wraps that are applies to the lower legs to help control swelling and promote wound healing
  • Specialty dressings - used to accommodate the different stages of wound healing
  • Debridement – Cleans your wound to remove dead or damaged tissue and promote healing
  • Vacuum-assisted closure – dressing acts as a vacuum to draw excess fluid from the wound and promotes healthy tissue growth

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Take advantage of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) at the Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center. During this simple treatment, you’ll breathe 100 percent pure oxygen in a pressurized chamber. Delivering oxygen to your body’s tissues helps heal wounds quickly and more completely.

Before therapy begins, you’ll lie down on a comfortable rollaway bed inside a clear, eight-foot-long chamber. While you’re inside the hyperbaric chamber, a specially trained technician will monitor you and you can talk to your technician anytime. You can also watch TV, a movie or take a nap during therapy.

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is five days a week and typically take 90 minutes per treatment. Depending on your wound, you may attend therapy for four to six weeks.

Schedule an Appointment

Call 919-731-6139 to make an appointment with the Wayne UNC Health Care Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center.

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