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Wound Care

Am I a Candidate for Wound Care?

Do you or a loved one need help to promote healing of a stubborn wound?
If you answer “yes” to any of the questions below, you may be a candidate for wound care. Contact us or schedule an appointment online to get started.

  1. My wound extends through the second layer of skin or deeper and hasn’t healed after four weeks of conventional treatment.
  2. My wound shows muscle, tendon or bone.
  3. I have a non-healing wound and also have an immune disease, diabetes or peripheral vascular disease (PVD).
  4. My wound has an aggressive bacterial infection that is causing the tissue around it to die (including gas gangrene and flesh-eating bacteria disease).
  5. I have a bone or bone marrow infection associated with my wound.
  6. My wound is a side effect of radiation therapy for a tumor.
  7. My wound was caused by a crush injury like a car accident, fall or gunshot.
  8. My skin graft or flap is failing to “take” 10 days after the grafting procedure.

Requirements

A prescription is/is not required. A physician’s referral is required. To see a physician specializing in non-healing wounds, see our physician directory. Or, call us at (713) 222-CARE to get a physician referral.

Insurance

In general, most health insurance plans and Medicare cover the conditions listed here. For specific questions about insurance coverage, please contact your insurance provider directly.

Make an Appointment

To make an appointment, schedule online 24/7 with ScheduleNow or call one of our wound care centers.