Mercy Medical Center Sioux City


The types of wounds treated in the clinic include:

  • Vascular leg ulcers (caused by inadequate blood flow through leg veins or arteries).  Unna boot therapy is commonly used for these wounds.
  • Diabetic foot ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Surgical or traumatic wounds
  • Wounds caused by edema (swelling), cancer, radiation treatment (skin breakdown), burns, infections and scleroderma (a disease of connective tissue in which scar tissue forms in the skin)
  • Wounds that require advanced technology with vacuum assisted closure (VAC).