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Wound Care

  • Penn State Hershey Rehabilitation Hospital Center for Wound Care is an outpatient program that focuses on non-healing and chronic wounds. Wounds are caused by a variety of medical conditions and it is important to have specialists who can provide an individualized treatment plan for each patient. The institute utilizes a team approach to healing by offering physicians who specialize in vascular, plastic and podiatry to provide a comprehensive plan for healing. The clinical staff works with patients to help improve the quality of their lives while their wound is progressing.

    The wound care center specializes in treatment of:

    • Diabetic foot ulcers
    • Wounds due to vascular problems
    • Pressure ulcers
    • Other non-healing wounds

    Our clinical staff use advanced wound care treatments to provide the most up-to-date technologies available to heal wounds as soon as possible.

    Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)

    HBOT is documented to be a viable treatment for:

    • Bone infections
    • Certain types of diabetic foot wounds
    • Compromised skin grafts and flaps
    • Arterial insufficiency
    • Damage to bone or soft tissue from radiation treatments

    Penn State Hershey Rehabilitation Hospital Center for Wound Care is committed to healing problem wounds by providing the patient with progressive wound treatments and arranging services to support healing in the outpatient setting. As required by Joint Commission and CARF, we collect, track and analyze data for our wound care program to allow for continued performance improvement and program development. If you have questions or want to know more, please speak to our member of our staff.

    For more information, or to make a referral, please call (717) 833-5252.