Ramsey Mayor Christopher C. Botta to officiate
Kessler Center for Wound Care (www.kesslerwoundcare.com) will host an official ribbon cutting and open house celebration at its new center for the specialized care of individuals with chronic wounds on Thursday, May 8, from 2:00-5:00 p.m. The center is located at 470 North Franklin Turnpike, Suite 107 (Ramsey Medical Building), Ramsey, N. J.
Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the facility and meet the staff; learn about the most advanced treatment and technologies for the care and management of chronic, non-healing wounds; and get tips on proper foot care. The ribbon cutting will take place at 3:00 p.m. with Ramsey Mayor Christopher C. Botta officiating. This event is open to all members of the community, and complimentary refreshments and giveaways will be offered.
Kessler Center for Wound Care provides leading-edge treatment to help heal wounds, including diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections, radiation injuries to soft tissue and bone, and skin grafts and flaps, and improve the quality of life for its patients.
“More than eight million Americans suffer from chronic wounds, and more than a million new cases are diagnosed each year,” said Bruce Pomeranz, M.D., Medical Director, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation and Kessler Center for Wound Care. “This growing health care challenge is often related to diabetes, obesity, aging, the late effects of radiation therapy and other conditions. But research shows that specialized wound care treatment can optimize healing, reduce complications, and decrease the risk of hospital stays and surgery.”
The Kessler Center for Wound Care has partnered with HealogicsTM, the world’s largest wound care management organization, to provide the advanced treatment and proven protocols to effectively treat chronic wounds, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy, negative pressure therapies, bioengineered tissues and biosynthetics.
According to Program Director and Certified Wound Care specialist Cari Perez, R.N., one of the most common causes of non-healing wounds is diabetes, a condition that affects nearly 26 million people. “It is estimated that 15% of all diabetics will develop chronic wounds. The individualized care and state-of-the science treatment that we provide offers our patients new hope for healing.”
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Kessler Center for Wound Care at 201.962.8558 or visit www.kesslerwoundcare.com.
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About Kessler Center for Wound Care
Kessler Center for Wound Care (www.kesslerwoundcare.com) offers the highly specialized, advanced treatment for individuals with non-healing wounds, including diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections, radiation injuries to soft tissue and bone, and skin grafts and flaps. The Center is a division of Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation (www.kessler-rehab.com), the nation’s largest single rehabilitation hospital for the treatment of stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, neurological diseases, orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions, amputation and cardiac recovery with three hospital campuses in West Orange, Saddle Brook and Chester, N.J., and more than 80 outpatient centers throughout the state.
About Healogics, Inc.
Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Healogics is the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. Healogics and its affiliated companies manage more than 500 Wound Care Centers® in the nation and see nearly 200,000 patients per year through a connected network of centers, partner hospitals, academic medical centers, patients and families. Leveraging its scale and experience, Healogics utilizes an evidence-based systematic approach to chronic wound healing in treating an underserved and growing patient population. For more information, please visit www.healogics.com or to find a Wound Care Center near you, please call 1-800-373-HEAL (4325).
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