Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT)

At-Home & On-Site Negative Pressure
Wound Therapy Across Wisconsin

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) is a transformative treatment that has significantly improved the lives of countless individuals suffering from chronic and acute wounds. This innovative approach to wound care has revolutionized the way we treat complex wounds, providing patients with a powerful tool for recovery. At Advanced Wound Care, we are dedicated to utilizing the most advanced medical technologies and evidence-based practices to support our patients' healing journeys. Our compassionate team of wound care specialists are committed to delivering personalized care that addresses not only the physical aspects of wound healing but also the emotional and psychological well-being of our patients. We believe in the power of comprehensive care, and NPWT is a cornerstone of our treatment offerings.

Understanding Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

Understanding Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy, also known as vacuum-assisted wound closure, is a sophisticated medical procedure that utilizes controlled negative pressure to facilitate wound healing. The process begins with the careful application of a special dressing, tailored to fit the wound's unique shape and size. This dressing is then connected to a vacuum pump via a tube, creating a sealed environment around the wound.

This controlled suction helps in several crucial ways:

  • Reducing Swelling and Edema
  • Removing Excess Fluids and Infectious Materials
  • Promoting the Growth of New Tissue

NPWT can be customized based on the specific needs of each patient, with adjustments made to the level and frequency of negative pressure. This adaptability ensures that each wound receives the optimal conditions for healing, making NPWT a versatile and powerful tool in wound care.

Benefits of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

The advantages of NPWT are numerous and can be life-changing for patients.
Some of the key benefits include:

  • Enhanced Healing Rates: NPWT accelerates the healing process by promoting blood flow to the wound site and encouraging the formation of granulation tissue.
  • Reduced Risk of Infection: By continuously removing exudate and reducing edema, NPWT minimizes the risk of infection, which is critical for patients with compromised immune systems or chronic conditions.
  • Improved Patient Comfort: The dressings used in NPWT are designed to be comfortable and easy to apply, allowing patients to maintain a higher quality of life during treatment.
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Real-Life Impact of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

At Advanced Wound Care, we have witnessed firsthand the positive impact NPWT can have on our patients' lives. From diabetic foot ulcers to post-surgical wounds, this therapy has helped individuals regain their health and independence. Our dedicated team of wound care specialists is passionate about making a difference, and we are proud to offer NPWT as part of our comprehensive wound care services.

We also provide residential wound care visits to nursing & assisted living facilities, primary care clinics, caregiving agencies, & home health care.

Supporting Your Healing Journey

If you or a loved one is struggling with a challenging wound, we are here to help. Our mobile wound care clinic brings expert care directly to your doorstep, ensuring that you receive the treatment you need in the comfort of your own home. At Advanced Wound Care, we combine advanced medical techniques like Negative Pressure Wound Therapy with compassionate, personalized care to support your healing journey.