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Jul

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What Not to Do After a Burn Wound

At some point in life, most people experience some type of burn. Whether it’s from contact with a hot curling iron or a sizzling barbecue, these minor burns can cause serious pain. In such situations, many resort to running cold water on burn or applying an ice pack before...

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26

Jul

What Are the Main Reasons Surgical Wounds Do Not Heal on Their Own?

Non-healing surgical wounds can be serious and must be carefully evaluated and treated. All types of non-healing surgical wounds can be successfully addressed. Catching any infection in time allows your doctor to apply the right therapies to trigger rapid healing, resolve discomf...

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26

Jul

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy vs Ozone therapy

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, commonly known as HOT, is a procedure that delivers pure medical oxygen via respiration at higher atmospheric pressures than normally exists at sea level. As a result, more usable oxygen is delivered to the body to initiate wound healing at a faster rat...

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04

Apr

Understand the Science Behind Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

It’s no secret that modern medicine comes with complex approaches, a dizzying array of terms, and technology that leaves you more confused than ever.  But sometimes the therapies are easier to understand than you might imagine, like hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Its...

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04

Apr

Does Wound Debridement Hurt?

It’s easy to assume that any procedure with the goal of removing tissue would hurt. But our team of wound care specialists uses a variety of methods to perform a debridement, and we always take steps to keep you as comfortable as possible throughout the entir...

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04

Apr

How Problems in Your Circulatory System Lead To Skin Ulcers

When facing a sore or chronic wound, the last thing you might think about is your circulation. But blood flow problems can lead to wounds and interfere with healing. Our passionate team at Wound Evolution - Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine brings the latest...

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04

Apr

My Wound Won’t Heal — What Does It Mean?

We often take a lot of things for granted, including our body’s remarkable ability to heal.  It can seem like a magical process to see a cut or incision become whole again, but it’s not magic at all. It’s actually a complex series of events involving numero...

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04

Apr

How Sitting All Day Can Cause a Cyst on Your Tailbone

If you’ve noticed a strange swelling or bump in the top cleft of your buttocks, you could have a pilonidal cyst. These bumps form when a hair becomes embedded in the skin. Early on, they’re typically small and painless, but over time, they can become infected, in...

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04

Apr

Blood Clots: How Compression Therapy Can Help

The term “blood clots” can seem scary, but they’re not all bad. In fact, within seconds or minutes of hurting yourself, your blood cells start clumping together to form a clot at the injury site. This important step helps protect your wound and prevent...

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04

Apr

5 Signs Your Surgical Wound Is Infected

Recovering from surgery varies from person to person and procedure to procedure. But the one thing they all share is the potential for infection. If you have a surgery requiring incisions, even small ones, it’s essential to watch these areas for signs of infection. Thi...

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