Wound Care and Healing
Wound Care and Healing is imperative for patients suffering from more aggressive and chronic wounds that may require more advanced treatment approaches. These techniques, along with early intervention, patient education and precision treatment are the cornerstones to better prognostic outcomes for patients.
The Wound Care Institute of Ocean County, LLC is the leader in wound care management and healing. We are dedicated to the diagnosis and successful treatment of chronic and debilitating wounds.
The inception of the Wound Care Institute of Ocean County, LLC began over ten years ago as a part of Ocean County Foot & Ankle Surgical Associates, P.C. when the need for wound care management became apparent and necessary within the community. Specialized training among healthcare professionals for better and more effective care has resulted in this coordinated effort in patient care. The Wound Care Institute of Ocean County, LLC also offers the availability for qualifying individuals to participate in clinical trials. As always, we have been committed to the continuum of care among caregivers for the best quality of life for our patients.
Our wound care facilities are conveniently located in all six of our New Jersey office locations. Immaculately maintained, these state-of-the-art facilities provide an exceptional team of professionals. Our wound care specialists include nurses, podiatric surgeons and physicians, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists and other ancillary healthcare professionals. Additionally, an AAAHC accredited surgical center is also located at our main Toms River office location.
It is our mission at the Wound Care Institute of Ocean County, LLC to provide the best possible wound healing through a coordinated clinical approach of healthcare professionals and treatment pathways for the management of our wound care patients.
Through a thorough interdisciplinary approach, the team at the Wound Care Institute of Ocean County, LLC follows specific therapeutic pathways in order to treat, manage and ultimately heal chronic or slow-healing wounds. X-ray diagnostics, vascular testing, surgical debridement and patient education are all crucial components of our patients’ care.
Patients suffering from more aggressive wounds are a high priority at the Wound Care Institute of Ocean County, LLC. In special cases, more advanced surgical approaches may be necessary. These may include skin grafting and specialized vascular surgery techniques. Qualifying individuals in search of advanced treatment options are also invited to participate in clinical trials. All are available through the expertise of the accomplished team at the Wound Care Institute of Ocean County, LLC. Early intervention and treatment are the cornerstones for wound healing, better prognostic outcomes and quality of life issues for patients.
What We Offer
- Laboratory Diagnostics
- Orthotic & Prosthetic Services
- Diabetic Shoe Program
- Skin Grafting
- Protective Devices
- Nutritional Support
- Rehabilitating Services
- Vascular Laboratory
- Clinical Trials
Frequently Asked Questions
What exactly is a wound?
A non-healing wound is defined as one that has not improved in four weeks, or has not completely healed in eight weeks.
Who is most likely to suffer from chronic wounds?
Diabetics are at risk, as well as spinal cord injury patients. Other candidates include those who have venous insufficiency, PVD (Peripheral Vascular Disease), collagen vascular disease, or have experienced severe, physical trauma.
What is a wound care institute?
The Wound Care Institute of Ocean County is a unique clinical institute that provides a comprehensive treatment program for patients with non-healing wounds.
How does a wound institute operate differently than a clinic or hospital?
Like a hospital, patient confidentiality is our highest priority. Patients receive personalized care at the Wound Care Institute. A detailed approach lets us focus completely on the patient’s problem. Many patients find the availability of our focused comprehensive care very convenient and appealing.
What kinds of professionals are affiliated with the Wound Care Institute of Ocean County?
Our wound care specialists include nurses, podiatric surgeons and physicians, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, certified vascular technicians, certified orthotist and pedorthist, and other ancillary healthcare professionals.