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Wimmer Rehabilitation

Wound Care

At St. Francis Memorial Hospital & Wimmer Rehabilitation, our Physical Therapists are involved in wound management in a variety of settings and are equipped to treat the most critical stages of wound care and healing. Our therapists provide wound care utilizing the most current and advanced wound care protocols, supplies, & equipment. Wound care begins with a complete evaluation of the wound & development of an individualized treatment plan. Physical Therapy works closely with your Physician to provide you with the most effective treatment, to work towards a successful outcome and complete wound healing.

Our team of Physical Therapists is equipped to treat a variety of wounds including:
• Diabetic Wounds
• Cellulitis
• Chronic Wounds
• Necrotic Wounds
• Non-Healing Surgical Wounds
• Pressure Ulcers
• Traumatic Wounds
• Venous or Arterial Insufficiency Wounds
• And More

Common wound care treatment approaches available at our facility include:
• Application of Compression
• Application of Wound Dressings
• Cleansing of Wounds
• Debridement of Necrotic (Dead) Tissue
• Patient Education on Wound Care & Independent Dressing Changes.
• Pulsed Lavage
• Whirlpool Cleansing
• Wound Vac Application