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Hospital Wound Care Specialist

NOVA Wound Care, PC

Board-Certified Wound Care Specialist located in Fairfax, VA & Eastern Shore, Nassawadox, VA

Chronic wounds affect around 6.5 million people in the United States, and with approximately 40 million surgical procedures performed every year, the need for hospital wound care is on the rise. NOVA Wound Care, PC, offers leading wound management and skin care from their offices in Fairfax and Eastern Shore Nassawadox, Virginia. The team of wound management specialists has years of experience in treating all kinds of wounds. Call the office nearest you, or book your appointment online today.

Hospital Wound Care Q&A

What is hospital wound care?

Hospital wound care often uses specialized equipment and technologies to increase how quickly and neatly wounds heal and to evaluate the wounds in the beginning. However, where hospital wound care goes a step further than other patient care facilities is that the providers have specific and extensive training in wound care.

Healing from a wound can be physically challenging. NOVA Wound Care, PC, offers leading hospital wound care delivered by board-certified providers.

What kind of wound requires hospital wound care? 

Hospital wound care treats those wounds that need special attention and a more comprehensive treatment plan, including surgical wounds, infected and draining wounds, and localized incisions. These also cover wounds associated with other conditions, such as:

  • Necrotizing fasciitis
  • Burns
  • IV lines
  • Amputations
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Post-trauma
  • Venous stasis
  • Peripheral artery disease
  • Arterial wounds

NOVA Wound Care, PC, welcomes patients who need wound management support for their conditions and injuries. 

What are the benefits of hospital wound care?

Hospital wound care offers an altogether more comprehensive treatment program. It focuses not only on treating the wound itself but also on the broader aspects of patient care and wellness. Benefits to the patient include:

  • Fewer complications
  • Improved quality of life
  • Increased strength
  • Becoming more educated on wound management
  • Improved mental health and wellbeing
  • Improved ability to perform daily activities

The more superior your treatment from the outset, the faster and better you heal. Find out more about how the providers at NOVA Wound Care, PC, can help you.

What does a wound treatment plan include?

The providers at NOVA Wound Care, PC, begin your program by inspecting your wound, reviewing your medical history, evaluating your current health, and running standard tests. With this information, they create a wound treatment plan tailored to your specific needs and injury.

Following your first appointment, your doctor gives you instructions on how to take care of your wound. Over the next few weeks, you attend regular appointments to receive follow-up care and to monitor your progress. Remember, your healing is a collaboration between you and your provider, and your commitment to sticking to your care instructions plays a significant part in how successfully you heal.

Your healing is the utmost priority of the team at NOVA Wound Care, PC. Call the office most convenient to you or schedule an appointment online today.