Wound Types

There are many types of chronic wounds (wounds that don’t heal through normal treatment methods). The most common types of problem wounds include:

  • Diabetic foot ulcers
  • Arterial ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Vasculitic ulcers (leg)
  • Nonhealing surgical wounds
  • Chronic wounds
  • Venous stasis ulcers (ulcers and skin damage due to malfunctioning veins)
  • Traumatic wounds