Rehabilitation & Other Therapies
Wound care program
More than 2.5 million Americans suffer from a variety of wounds, with an annual cost of up to $3.5 billion.
Successful wound care is an integral part of physical healing, allowing the patient to lead a full and productive life. Rehabilitation professionals play an important role in wound care by expediting healing, restoring normal function, and educating the patient and families on wound prevention.
Aurora BayCare's physical and occupational therapists, along with a Board Certified Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nurse, have participated in post-degree training in wound care management, which allows them to use state-of-the-art treatment strategies and techniques.
To determine the proper individualized course of treatment for our patients, we conduct a thorough evaluation of all wound types, including:
Comprehensive care provided
Our comprehensive evaluation includes an assessment of the patient's functional limitations in conjunction with their wound care needs. Physical and occupational therapists provide individualized treatment to promote wound healing and a return to normal function and mobility.
After evaluating the patient's needs, therapists may implement any of the following skilled treatments: