Posts by Andrew Douglas

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Preventing Reoccurring Wounds

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Tips For Preventing Reoccurring Wounds Once you receive the proper wound care to heal your chronic wound, it’s important to...


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A diabetic ulcer is a wound that occurs on the feet, heels or toes of people with diabetes. Many times, there is little to no feeling in the feet or the ulcer itself. A pulse is present and the skin is normal or warm to the touch. The skin on the legs and feet may be dry and flaky.


Arterial vs. Venous Ulcers

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There are two types of chronic wounds often associated with cardiovascular conditions: arterial ulcers, also called ischemic ulcers, and venous ulcers, also...

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Heart Disease

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Peripheral artery disease is a narrowing of the peripheral arteries that affects 1 in 8 Americans over the age of 60, and can result in delayed wound healing and greater risk for limb loss.

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Foot Wounds

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An estimated 8.2 million Americans are living with a chronic or non-healing wound. The longer a chronic wound goes without proper treatment, the greater the risk of infection, hospitalization and amputation.

Radiation Related Conditions

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After surviving cancer, many patients who received radiation therapy have underlying complications that may not cause symptoms for up to 20 years after their treatment.

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Pressure Conditions

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A pressure ulcer is an injury to the skin and the tissue below it. It forms when the skin is pressed against a bone. It's caused by pressure, rubbing or friction.