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Wound Care

Wound Care

For wounds that haven’t healed within 30 days or longer, you need advanced care.

Trust the trained professionals at Ballad Health to find the underlying cause and help your wound start healing.

Wounds We Treat

Choose Ballad Health to treat your chronic wounds and wound-related conditions, such as:

  • Arterial (ischemic) wounds caused by peripheral artery disease
  • Diabetic foot ulcers
  • Mild burns
  • Pressure ulcers, or bed sores
  • Skin issues
  • Osteomyelitis (bone infection)
  • Ostomy skin and pouching problems
  • Venous skin ulcers

Personalized Wound Care

After your first visit with the wound care team to talk about your situation, you’ll benefit from an individualized treatment plan designed to help mend your difficult-to-heal wound.

You can expect your wound care plan to help decrease your pain and recovery time and reduce the need for hospitalization or prolonged home care.

You’ll also learn more about how to care for your wound and any underlying conditions, and find out how to prevent future wounds.

Treatments & Services We Offer

Your Ballad Health care team will focus on your wound treatment, infection control and improving your overall health.

Your treatment plan may include:

  • Advanced wound care dressings – Protect and promote healing
  • Cellular and tissue-based wound care products – Boost healing when dressings do not completely heal a wound
  • Compression therapy – Helps overall circulation and reduces leg swelling
  • Debridement – Removes damaged, infected or dead tissue
  • Growth factor therapy – Stimulates growth cells to promote wound healing
  • Hyperbaric (oxygen therapy) evaluations and treatment
  • Negative pressure wound therapy – Enhances wound healing with a sealed wound dressing and a pump
  • Neuropathic (nerve-related) or vascular assessments
  • Pressure relief evaluation
  • Stoma site marking

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) helps promote healing of chronic non-healing wounds by increasing the amount of oxygen delivered to your bloodstream.

During HBOT therapy, you will breathe 100% oxygen while lying comfortably in a special chamber.

You can listen to music, watch TV or take a nap during HBOT.

Wound Care Support

Your wound care treatment also may include a range of care from other specialists at Ballad Health to aid in your recovery and overall health.

These services may include:

  • Diabetes assessment and education
  • Education about wound prevention and care
  • Physical therapy programs for wound care
  • Wellness programs

 

Find a Specialist

View Ballad Healths network of doctors and search by name, specialty, condition, gender and location. Or call 833-8-BALLAD for help finding a provider who offers the specific care you need.

Contact Us

Call to make an appointment for wound care at the Ballad Health location in Northeast TN or Southwest VA that’s most convenient for you:

Wound Care Locations

1 Medical Park Boulevard
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 844-1121
36.589346
-82.253739
312 Hospital Drive
Clintwood, VA 24228
37.161738
-82.451014
130 West Ravine Road
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 224-4000
36.554013
-82.5548
400 N. State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN 37604
36.307745
-82.38424999999999
16000 Johnston Memorial Drive
Abingdon, VA 24211
36.709834
-81.97734800000001
1990 Holton Avenue
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
(276) 523-3111
36.877183
-82.755664
100 Fifteenth Street NW
Norton, VA 24273
36.932107
-82.64380199999999

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Nikki Vanburen named chief nursing officer at Franklin Woods, Woodridge

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Nikki Vanburen has accepted the position of chief nursing officer at Franklin Woods Community Hospital and Woodridge Hospital. ... read more about Nikki Vanburen named chief nursing officer at Franklin Woods, Woodridge.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Linda Shepherd named Johnston Memorial’s chief nursing officer

ABINGDON, Va. – With more than 25 years’ experience in healthcare, Linda Shepherd has been appointed as Johnston Memorial Hospital’s chief nursing officer. ... read more about Linda Shepherd named Johnston Memorial’s chief nursing officer.