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Striving for 5: Limit Diabetic Wounds & Their Severity

Striving for 5: Limit Diabetic Wounds & Their Severity

Ready or not, we are closing down the month of November and arriving at the flurry of holidays and activities!…

When Giving Up is a GOOD Idea

When Giving Up is a GOOD Idea

Could giving up be a good idea? We will all encounter times that require us to give up some habits,…

Here’s to a Wound Free year!

Here’s to a Wound Free year!

Happy 2017! One month has already flown by and it’s a great time to check in on how we are…

Don’t Get Spooked by Treating Your Traumatic Wound

Don’t Get Spooked by Treating Your Traumatic Wound

We don’t want to trick you this month, but in honor of Halloween we’ll treat you to some sweet info…

RED LEG (Conditions, Irritations & Infections)

RED LEG (Conditions, Irritations & Infections)

Welcome to the turning of summer into fall! As we are encountering everything from colorful trees to colorful politicians, let’s…

Seeing Red In The Wound Bed

Seeing Red In The Wound Bed

Years ago, when I was very green in the wound care field, I was asking one of my mentors, “How…

Surgical Wounds That Are Left Open on Purpose

Surgical Wounds That Are Left Open on Purpose

Last month we explored one type of surgical wound: What happens when a closed surgical incision opens up? This month,…

Incision Renditions: Who do some incisions fail?

Incision Renditions: Who do some incisions fail?

Many of us in our lifetime will have some sort of incision. After surgery, incisions will be closed by special…

Coming Clean: A Guide to Wound Cleansing

Coming Clean: A Guide to Wound Cleansing

Every day in our wound clinic there is one topic that comes up in many different forms: How do I…

Calluses: Friend or Foe?

Calluses: Friend or Foe?

Put A Spring in Your Step without Winding up Wounded Spring has sprung! And there are many new activities that…

5 Do’s and Dont’s of Pressure Ulcers

5 Do’s and Dont’s of Pressure Ulcers

5 Do’s and Dont’s of Pressure Ulcers Last month we discussed how skin can be under pressure as well as…