Creedon Wound Center

The Creedon Advanced Wound Care  Center combines compassionate health care professionals with state-of-the-art technologies and techniques in a unique spa-like environment promoting individualized healing. We treat such conditions as diabetic, traumatic and non-healing surgical wounds, and we offer Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy among our advanced treatment methods.

Our clinics provide care for wounds that are chronic or slow to heal. Our team treats wounds of all kinds—from diabetes, sickle cell disease, skin conditions, burns, tumors, and more.

Many patients are nervous about their first visit to a chronic wound care specialist. We assure you that you are our first priority, and everyone at our wound care treatment center takes great care to maximize your comfort and minimize your stress. We’ve prepared a video and answered common questions to describe your visit.

Address:
815 Atlantic Ave.
Suite 100
Alameda, CA 94501
Driving Directions

Phone:
510-535-7434

Parking:
Parking is complimentary in the lot. Note that no street parking is available.

Following diagnosis, we develop a personalized treatment plan based on the most effective approach, which may include one or more of the following:

  • Local wound debridement
  • Specialized topical wound care
  • Local edema control
  • Local and systemic antimicrobial therapy
  • Cellular and/or tissue based dermal substitutes
  • Negative pressure wound therapy
  • Pressure off loading and protection
  • Nutritional & rehabilitation needs assessment
  • Referral to a home health agency
  • Referral to a skilled nursing facility

Common Types of Chronic Wounds

– Typically occurs on the feet, heel, or toes
– Often, there is little to the ulcer itself
– Skin on the legs and feet may be dry and flaky

-Leg pain may worsen when the leg is elevated
-Shiny or tight, hairless skin
-Skin that is cool or cold to the touch
-Minimum drainage from the wound
-A round wound with even edges or the look of being punched out

-Leg pain or achiness
-Swelling in the leg, especially at the end of the day
-Discolored skin in the area above the ankle
-Moderate to heavy drainage from the wound

-Most commonly found over a bony prominence
-Ulcers begin as pressure injuries with non-blanchable redness
-If untreated, subcutaneous fat becomes visible
-Continued tissue loss leads to exposed muscle, tendon or bone

Wound Care Services

Our professional staff is highly trained in the specialized comprehensive care of problem wounds, using the latest clinical tools and evidence-based practices in the science of wound care.

Treatment Tailored to Your Needs

Because every patient’s wound is unique, you will have a thorough diagnostic exam to identify the type of wound you have and its underlying causes. Below are some of the types of wounds we treat:

  • Pressure ulcers: pressure sore, pressure injury, bedsore, decubitus ulcer, skin ulcer
  • Diabetic ulcers: neuropathic ulcer
  • Traumatic wounds: acute wound, puncture, cut, sore
  • Venous stasis ulcer & insufficiency: stasis ulcer, stasis dermatitis, varicose ulcer
  • Surgical wounds
  • Post-op infections
  • Lower extremity arterial disease ulcers: ischemic ulcer, ischemic wound, peripheral artery disease ulcer, PAD ulcer
  • Vasculitis: lymphangitis
  • Burns
  • Cellulitis with open wound
  • Gangrene: wet gangrene, dry gangrene, gas gangrene, necrotizing fasciitis, Fournier gangrene