Wound Healing & Care | Sturdy Memorial Hospital | Attleboro, MA

Wound Healing & Care

Doctor bandages woundOur wound care team specializes in the evaluation and treatment of chronic, non-healing wounds. Our center has been successfully treating and healing wounds since 1995. We have an impressive record in healing wounds that others thought hopeless, including many that were considered incurable or that might have required amputation. If you have wound that hasn't become significantly better in a month or healed completely in two months, you should consider seeking the opinion of a specialist.

Our team of physicians, surgeons, and nurses evaluates and treats patients with wounds and ulcers related to the following conditions:

  • Diabetes
  • Trauma and surgical wounds
  • Venous insufficiency
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Arterial circulation disorders
  • Collagen vascular disease

In addition to the wound management team, we also offer infectious disease consultations and nutrition support.

Wound Management Services

When you call for an appointment, you're taking the first important step in your wound care. We only treat wounds in our Wound Management Services Center, therefore you will continue to see your regular doctor for all other routine medical care. We will update your doctors about our recommendations after your first visit, every four weeks, or until your wound is healed.

At your first visit you will be brought into an exam room where a nurse or medical assistant will evaluate your wound and review your medical history and general health. You may have blood tests and other tests that will provide us with information about the flow of blood and oxygen to your wound.

bandage woundYour Treatment Program

A case manager will be assigned to coordinate your care. Once your test results are in, our team will develop a treatment program for you. It will involve regular visits to provide treatment, assess the progress of wound healing, and make any changes needed. You and your caregiver will also be instructed home wound care, dressing changes, and ways to protect your wound from further injury.

You are a vital part of your treatment program - any time you have questions about your treatment progress, remember that we are available to you. We want you to ask for help when it's needed. We are dedicated to healing your wound.

How To Use Our Services

Call us at 508-236-7600. Our staff will ask you a few questions about your wound, your insurance, and your primary care physician. The staff will let you know if you need a referral form from your physician based on your insurance requirements. You will be given an appointment time to see one of the physicians, based on your wound and medical history.