Wound Healing Moline, IL

Wound Healing

Wounds that fail to heal following six weeks of standard medical care are considered chronic wounds and have the potential to benefit from the wound healing services offered at Trinity Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine in Bettendorf, IA, and Moline, IL. 

Types of Chronic Wounds

There are many types of chronic wounds, or wounds that don't heal through conventional treatment methods. The most common types of problem wounds include:

  • Diabetic foot and ankle ulcers
  • Chronic venous stasis ulcers (leg ulcers)
  • Ischemic ulcers
  • Stage II or higher pressure ulcers (decubiti, bed sores)
  • Chronic osteomyelitis (bone infection)
  • Radiation-related tissue damage
  • Any ulcer or wound that persists 6-weeks or more despite medical care
  • Any ulcer or wound that reoccurs after healing

Causes of Chronic Wounds

Most non-healing wounds are related to the following health conditions that block one or more of the main requirements for healing, including a good supply of blood, oxygen and nutrients:

  • Chronic medical conditions, such as diabetes, high cholesterol, cancer or AIDS
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Stroke
  • Vascular disease
  • Venous thrombosis
  • Trauma
  • Obesity
  • Collagen vascular diseases
  • Complications associated with surgery and spinal cord injuries
  • Renal failure and dialysis
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD) and other lung diseases

Wound Healing Services

The wound specialists at Trinity offers individualized care designed to alleviate pain and discomfort and promote healing, including:

  • Vascular assessment
  • Nutritional assessment and intervention
  • Infection assessment
  • Pain assessment and intervention
  • Advanced treatment, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy
  • Coordinated care between physical therapists and podiatrists 
  • Compression therapy
  • Follow up care
  • Patient and family education

Healing starts at Trinity Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine in Bettendorf, IA, and Moline, IL. Schedule your appointment to receive advanced care and treatment for acute and chronic wounds. A physician's referral is not required.