Wound care involves medical intervention to heal a wound after injury. Specialized treatment is provided for wounds that are non-healing or refuse to heal on their own. To promote healing, learning how to properly dress and care for wounds is vital.
Wound care specialists in Lake Worth, Florida
Chronic and complex wounds require skilled care to ensure proper healing.
The HCA Florida JFK Hospital Wound Care Center provides comprehensive wound care. Here, we offer a multidisciplinary and cutting-edge approach to wound healing for people in the Palm Beach County, Florida, area. Through early intervention and appropriate treatment, our highly trained wound doctors focus on eliminating pain, healing wounds and preventing amputation.
Wounds and other conditions we treat
Some of the wounds and conditions we treat at our wound clinic include:
- Arterial ulcers
- Breast and back wounds
- Chronic venous ulcers
- Diabetic foot ulcers
- Infected wounds
- Lymphedema wounds
- Nonhealing surgical wounds
- Post-radiation wounds
- Pressure ulcers
- Pyoderma gangrenosum
- Refractory osteomyelitis
- Resistant bone infection wounds
- Sickle cell ulcers
- Sports-related wounds
- Traumatic wounds
Our wound treatments and services
The wound care program at our hospital is designed to help heal wounds and prevent amputation.
Emergency care for wounds
If you need emergency care for a wound you have sustained, our hospital's emergency room (ER) is open 24/7. Here, the emergency medicine team is dedicated to providing you with prompt, high quality care.
Limb preservation services
Our wound care team uses advanced technology and equipment to detect, treat and prevent vascular disorders, which can contribute to chronic wounds and even limb loss. However, given the associated mortality rate with end-stage peripheral arterial disease (PAD), known as critical limb ischemia (CLI), saving limbs means saving lives.
To provide complete limb preservation care, our specialists work alongside doctors in vascular surgery and interventional cardiology to determine and execute the best treatment plan for you.
Depending on your unique condition, your limb preservation team may suggest:
- Advanced revascularization
- Angioplasty without iodine contrast
- Chronic venous disease management
- Minimally invasive procedures to improve blood flow
- Reconstruction of leg and foot blood vessels to prevent amputation
- Wound-directed therapy
Our wound care center
The wound care specialists at our hospital collaborate with community physicians to provide advanced services and the best care possible.
Our multispecialty wound care team
Your wound care team may include:
- Wound and critical limb ischemia specialists
- Vascular surgeons
- Interventional cardiologists
- Orthopedic surgeons
- Plastic surgeons
- Infectious disease specialists
Coming to our wound clinic
JFK Hospital's Wound Care Center is located at:
4665 S Congress Ave., Suite 100.
Lake Worth, FL 33461
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