Chronic wounds and their care are estimated to affect millions of people each year. Successful wound care treatment allows the patient to lead a full and productive life. Physical Therapists have long been an integral part in helping patients with their wound care and the healing process.
McLaren Central Michigan's outpatient Rehabilitation Department offers a Physical Therapy Whirlpool Treatment to assist the wound healing process.
Types of wounds that may benefit from whirlpool treatment include:
- diabetic wounds
- traumatic wounds
- post-surgical wounds
- soft tissue necrosis
- other wounds delayed in healing
Whirlpool treatment helps the wound to heal by:
- increasing blood flow
- softening/loosening/removal of necrotic tissue
- decreasing infection
McLaren Central Michigan's Physical Therapy Department will provide a comprehensive evaluation to determine your wound care needs and will work with you, your physician, and your insurance company to ensure the best quality of care.
For more information, call McLaren Central Michigan Rehabilitation Services at (989) 779-5604.