Skin wounds can occur from a variety of different causes, from trauma to vascular disease. In many cases, these wounds will heal on their own after adequate home or professional medical care; in other cases, though, these wounds heal slowly and perhaps not at all, becoming chronic. If you have a chronic or non-healing wound, contact your primary care physician for medical treatment.
There are many medical conditions that can contribute to the development of chronic wounds. The neuropathy associated with diabetes mellitus is a common cause of ulcerations, while poor circulation, mobility problems, and repeated trauma are also known causes of chronic wounds. You may be a victim of a chronic wound if you suffer from the following symptoms:
- Your wound does not heal in the predicted amount of time or does not proceed through the normal process of healing.
- The wound is not healed three or more months after the initial injury.
- You are diabetic and suffer from repeated wounds on your feet, ankles, or legs.
- You have ulcers that occur over insufficient veins in the legs which do not heal with home treatment.
- Painful symptoms that are associated with the wound increase progressively as time passes.
At Memorial Clinical Associates, we provide comprehensive wound treatment for both acute and chronic wounds. Our medical experts are experienced in the treatment of traumatic injuries, diabetic ulcerations, surgical wounds, and radiation-induced wounds. Once the injury has been evaluated, our team can formulate a personalized treatment plan that is tailored to meet each patient’s unique needs.
Memorial Clinical Associates offers exceptional, full-service primary care in the heart of Houston's Memorial communities. Visit us online, or call us today at (713) 407-3067 to schedule an appointment.