Wound Care

Dealing with a sore or burn that refuses to heal can be a daily battle. The St. Joseph Hospital Outpatient Burn and Wound Clinic provides treatment for patients with all types of wounds, including:

  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Crush injuries
  • Pressure sores
  • Circulatory wounds
  • Infections of the extremities
  • Gangrene
  • Nonhealing surgical wounds
  • Trauma wounds
  • Thermal burns from scalds, contact with hot surfaces and severe sunburn
  • Chemical, electrical and inhalation burns

WHO'S AT RISK?
Certain factors can cause a wound to develop into a complicated, nonhealing wound. A person with any of these conditions, especially the elderly and children, should seek medical treatment for a wound.

  • Early onset infection due to delayed treatment
  • Edema or swelling in the feet or legs
  • Chronic medical conditions, such as diabetes
  • Deep wounds that involve tendons or bone
  • Immobility
  • Obesity
  • Poor nutrition
  • Tobacco addiction
  • Vascular disease

OTHER SERVICES

  • Burn and wound assessments, diagnosis and treatment
  • Comprehensive medical management by board-certified physicians
  • Hyperbaric oxygen chamber
  • Diabetes education
  • Surgical consultations
  • Orthopedic consultations (as needed) specializing in podiatry
  • Rehabilitation consultations
  • Comprehensive medical management of diabetes and endocrine disorders

Call (260) 425-3567(260) 425-3567 to ask questions or schedule an appointment. Physician referrals are not needed.

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LUTHERAN HEALTH NETWORK
BLUFFTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER | DUKES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL | DUPONT HOSPITAL* | KOSCIUSKO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL*
LUTHERAN HEALTH PHYSICIANS | LUTHERAN HOSPITAL* | MEDSTAT | THE ORTHOPEDIC HOSPITAL* | REDIMED | REHABILITATION HOSPITAL*
ST. JOSEPH HOSPITAL*

*A physician owned hospital.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911.
*ER wait times are door to clinical professional and can change quickly depending on the urgency of patients that arrive by ambulance. Lutheran Health Network provides care to patients with life-threatening illnesses first.
Patients are seen in order of severity, therefore, your spot may not be guaranteed. In case of a life-threatening emergency, call 911.
St. Joseph Hospital is owned in part by physicians.
Patient results may vary. Consult your physician about the benefits and risks of any surgical procedure or treatment.