The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department at University Hospital offers a program designed to provide therapy services for those individuals with chronic wound problems. The program offers a physical examination and provides individualized treatment for wound care.
Upstate Rehabilitation at the Downtown Campus
Upstate University Hospital
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
Map & directions
Phone: 315 464-6543
Fax: 315 464-4753
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7:30am-4:30pm
Who Can Benefit from the Program?
Patients with chronic wounds and venous insufficiency may benefit from wound care as well as compression of their legs.
Preparing for your First Visit
- Bring shorts or wear loose fitting pants to the first appointment.
What to Expect from Your Therapy
- Pulsed levage
- Application of appropriate wound dressings
- Application of appropriate compression dressings
Additionally, education is provided to the patient or caregiver regarding skin care, local wound care and clean techniques for dressing changes.
A physician's referral is required for examination and treatment within this program.