You are here

Wound Care

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

Trust Ballad Health's trained wound care professionals serving East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia 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 Health’s 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:

  • Abingdon at Johnston Memorial Hospital
    (276) 258-3727
  • Big Stone Gap at Lonesome Pine Hospital
    (276) 523-8741
  • Bristol at Bristol Regional Medical Center
    (423) 844-4410
  • Clintwood at Dickenson Community Hospital
    (276) 439-1450
  • Johnson City at Johnson City Medical Center
    (423) 431-2650
  • Kingsport at Holston Valley Medical Center
    (423) 224-6442
  • Norton at Norton Community Hospital
    (276) 439-1172

Wound Care Locations

1 Medical Park Blvd.
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 844-1121
36.5854658
-82.256802
312 Hospital Dr.
Clintwood, VA 24228
(276) 926-0300
37.1607138
-82.4492491
130 W. Ravine Rd.
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 224-4000
36.5540954
-82.5542585
400 N. State of Franklin Rd.
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 431-6111
36.3076885
-82.384745
1901 S. Shady St.
Mountain City, TN 37683
(423) 727-1100
36.4533973
-81.7976793
16000 Johnston Memorial Dr.
Abingdon, VA 24211
(276) 258-1000
36.7226195
-81.9117949
1990 Holton Ave.
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
(276) 523-3111
36.8770338
-82.7543514
100 15th St. NW
Norton, VA 24273
(276) 439-1000
36.931716
-82.6433645

Newsroom

Monday, July 13, 2020

Ballad Health opens Banner Elk Urgent Care on July 13

Pursuing its goal to expand access to care in rural communities, Ballad Health officially opened its new urgent care center in Banner Elk, North Carolina. ... read more about Ballad Health opens Banner Elk Urgent Care on July 13.

Friday, July 10, 2020

Health officials issue concern, urge precautions as regional COVID-19 cases rapidly increase

With 94 new cases reported in 21 counties of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, officials with Ballad Health are warning community members ... read more about Health officials issue concern, urge precautions as regional COVID-19 cases rapidly increase.

Friday, June 26, 2020

Ballad Health, ETSU partner to launch Strong BRAIN Institute to study adverse childhood experiences

Ballad Health and East Tennessee State University announced Friday a new partnership that will establish a first-of-its-kind institute to promote the awareness and empirical study of adverse childh ... read more about Ballad Health, ETSU partner to launch Strong BRAIN Institute to study adverse childhood experiences.