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Novant Health Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine – Charlotte offers advanced care for non-healing and hard-to-heal wounds. Whether you have ulcers, a wound after surgery, or a burn that will not heal, our providers are dedicated to speeding your healing, preserving your limbs, and helping you stay as healthy and active as possible. Our team of wound care specialists serve patients of all ages and give you access to cutting-edge tools and treatment options so you can be assured you are getting the best individualized care available anywhere.

Conditions we treat include:

  • Venous leg ulcers
  • Foot ulcers caused by diabetes or poor circulation
  • Surgical wounds
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Radiation burns
  • First- and second-degree burns

Wound care services and wound treatments we offer include:

  • Advanced wound dressings
  • Bioengineered skin substitutes
  • Antibiotic therapy
  • Negative pressure therapy
  • Vacuum-assisted closure (VAC)
  • Compression therapy
  • Preventive diabetic foot care
  • Debridement

We offer hyperbaric oxygen therapy to adult patients in cases where low oxygen levels in wounded tissue are preventing healing. Conditions including diabetes, peripheral arterial disease and radiation treatment can damage small blood vessels which then carry less oxygen to tissues. Also called hyperbaric medicine, hyperbaric oxygen therapy exposes the body to 100 percent pure oxygen using a hyperbaric chamber. It is often used to treat:

  • Diabetic foot ulcers
  • Diabetic leg ulcers
  • Chronic refractory osteomyelitis (a recurrent bone infection)
  • Delayed radiation soft tissue injury
  • Osteoradionecrosis (bone death due to radiation)
  • Compromised skin grafts/flaps

If you have a wound related to vascular disease, Charcot foot or diabetic foot problems, we work closely with providers at the limb preservation center at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center. We will explore every option possible to treat and save your limb.