If you or a loved one has a sore for 30+ days that hasn't healed, you may have a “chronic, non-healing" wound.
At UPMC's Wound Healing Center, our goals are to improve outcomes and prevent lower limb loss in those with non-healing wounds. We offer care in Williamsport and Coudersport, Pa., and the surrounding areas.
Conditions or treatments that affect the body's normal healing process can turn the simplest wounds into major problems.
Other causes of chronic wounds include:
Left untreated, these wounds can cause serious health problems like gangrene or even limb loss and may affect your quality of life.
As a full-service wound healing center, we treat all types of hard-to-heal wounds including:
Your first visit may take up to 90 minutes.
Please bring a list of your current medications and dosage.
The wound healing team will:
We also may order tests such as:
If you've had any testing on your wound outside of UPMC, ask your provider to fax the test results to 570-326-8551. This will give the wound center care team time to review them before your visit.
At UPMC's Wound Healing Center:
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