Schedule your COVID-19 vaccination now! We are unable to accommodate walk-ins. Please do not call St. Luke's clinics directly about COVID vaccine scheduling. Unless you need to call for an emergency, please use myChart for questions and appointments. To ensure we're able to provide safe care in a safe environment for all patients, masks are required in all St. Luke's facilities, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status. Learn more.
Search by keyword or browse our list of services.
Find a provider by specialty, location, or availability.
See current studies testing new drugs, devices, and equipment to find better ways to treat and help patients.
For life-threatening emergencies, call 911 without delay.
Search by specialty and location.
Receive the highest level of care from the region's leading providers.
Find a lab or imaging facility close to you.
Find an outpatient infusion center.
Visit us to pay bills, ask billing questions, or request billing records.
Every year chronic wounds caused by poor circulation and other medical problems—including diabetes—keep 5-6 million Americans from their jobs and their recreational pursuits. Due to the increasing burden of chronic wounds on society, wound care has developed into a medical specialty that saves lives, limbs, and healthcare dollars.
Wound care has evolved from gauze dressings to modern treatments like moist wound healing, collagen products, silver antimicrobials, growth factors, bioengineered tissue, negative pressure systems, and hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
According to the American Diabetes Association, the lifetime risk of a foot ulcer in diabetes patients may be as high as 25%. Diabetic foot ulcers are a major cause of morbidity and mortality, accounting for many nontraumatic amputations. Treating a diabetic foot ulcer involves addressing blood sugars, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, kidney disease, offloading the affected limb, and blood flow.
Risk factors to be aware of that can delay wound healing:
Some signs and symptoms of a wound that isn't healing:
You take care of others, so take care of yourself. Let us be your partner in health, whether you're recovering from an injury, checking in for your annual exam, or enjoying an online class.
Because when you take care of yourself, everyone around you benefits.