Healing is the body’s natural process of repairing itself after skin and other tissues have been damaged. However, a variety of physical conditions can interfere with the healing process. These include poor blood circulation, diabetes, infection, immobility, nerve damage and previous radiation therapy. A wound is considered chronic or non-healing when it:
Expert care for wounds that don’t heal with standard care
The Center for Advanced Wound Care at GRHS provides specialized care to help patients with chronic wounds heal as quickly as possible. We use the following advanced techniques to treat chronic wounds:
If you have a concern about a wound that isn’t healing, talk to your health care provider about a referral to the Center for Advanced Wound Care or call us directly for an evaluation appointment at 320-864-7040 or toll free 1-888-526-4242, ext. 7040. Most patients come to us with a referral, but it is not required.
Providers and facilities who wish to refer a patient may complete our referral form and fax it to 320-864-7140.
The Center for Advanced Wound Care at Glencoe Regional Health Services is a member of the Healogics™ Network. With nearly 800 affiliate centers nationwide, Healogics is the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound healing services. During 2014, Healogics centers treated wounds in 234,689 patients with a healing rate of 92 percent and 29 median days to heal.