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5 Wound Infection Symptoms

Wound Infection Symptoms

Our bodies are trained assassins when it comes to fighting off infection. We have an amazingly complex array of sophisticated weaponry at hand, aimed at keeping us healthy.

Diabetic Wounds – What You Need To Know

Diabetic Wounds

Diabetic wounds require special attention and care, for several reasons. Neuropathy is a common symptom of diabetes, and this condition causes numbness in the feet and lower extremities.

Stages of Wound Healing

Stages of Wound Healing

Stages of wound healing involve complex biochemical and physiological functions our body sets in motion as soon as injury occurs. There are four stages of wound healing in all from the initial injury to a completely healed wound. The wound healing process follows a set of steps

Wound VAC Therapy Pros and Cons

Wound VAC Therapy

Wound VAC therapy is one of the newest methods used to assist in wound healing in patients with especially hard to heal skin wounds. These cases include surgical incisions, diabetic ulcers, burns and other challenging skin sores. This revolutionary method first introduced in 1996 has changed the way the medical world addresses serious and complex wounds in critically ill or bedridden patients.