Wound Care

If you have a wound that isn't healing properly, rely on Essentia's wound care team to help your wound heal while preventing infection and other complications.

When to See a Specialist

Talk to your doctor or make an appointment for wound care if you:

  • Have a wound that hasn’t healed at least 50 percent in four weeks
  • Have diabetes and develop an ulcer or sore

Conditions Treated

See the full list of conditions we treat, and select a condition to find providers and locations near you.


Diabetic Foot Care

If you live with diabetes and develop foot ulcers, Essentia offers the following treatments:

  • Debridement – Removes dead or damaged tissue to improve healing of healthy tissue
  • Live-tissue graft – Uses placental tissue to speed up healing
  • Negative-pressure wound therapy – Pulls air out of a closed dressing to improve blood flow
  • Total contact casting (TCC) – Encloses your foot and lower leg in a special cast that redistributes your weight during daily activities to help your foot heal

Pressure Ulcer Care

If you or a loved one uses a wheelchair or spends lots of time in bed, you face an increased risk of developing pressure ulcers, or bedsores. Our wound care team can help you to heal pressure sores and prevent new ones from forming.

Your Care Team

Depending on your condition, you may be referred to the following services or specialists:

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