Wound Care

Our wound care team consists of a Physical Therapist who is credentialed to perform advanced wound care services and nurses trained in wound care. We provide the most up-to-date procedures with advanced wound care dressing and supplies. 

Who would benefit?
  • Conditions we can treat: Arterial and Venous stasis wounds, Diabetic foot wounds, Open surgical wounds, Chronic wounds, Burns, Traumatic wounds.
  • Treatments we can provide: Advanced wound care techniques including sharp debridement to remove necrotic tissue, application of advanced dressings, compression, negative pressure wound therapy. 
Where  is wound care services provided?
  • Services are available for both inpatients and outpatients.  
    • Inpatients are treated in their rooms 
    • Outpatients are treated in the physical therapy department of the hospital 
How can I access wound care services?
  • Inpatients are treated for wound care by a physical therapist or nurse under the direction of a physician. The inpatient physician will coordinate wound care services.  
  • Outpatients will need to obtain a referral from their physician. Once the physical therapy department receives the referral, they will call the patient to schedule an appointment in the physical therapy department.   

 

Wound Care Provider

 

Javier Ascanio, PT, DPT, OCS, WCC, CSCS

Javier Ascanio earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2020 from University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Javier is a board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and board certified in Wound Care. Following his doctorate, Javier completed a post-professional orthopedic residency with Memorial Hermann Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation where he had the opportunity to work with individuals of all ages, including high level athletes. Javier’s philosophy when treating is that the best treatment is centered around the patient’s values and goals using the best available evidence. Javier is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, volunteering with the local school athletic programs. Javier earned his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University where he also met his wife.

In his off-time, Javier enjoys volunteering with the Manson Fire Department as a Firefighter/EMT and spending time with his wife and three boys in the outdoors.