Christian hospital offers foot health tips

April 17, 2018
The St. Louis American

Currently, around 6.7 million Americans are living with a chronic foot or leg wound, and more than two million of them are suffering from a diabetic foot ulcer. Chronic foot and leg wounds are often caused by underlying conditions, such as diabetes and vascular disease. Some of the primary risk factors for wounds of the feet include neuropathy, deformity of the foot, a history of foot ulceration, absent or diminished pulses or of prior lower extremity amputation.

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Wound Center to open this summer

March 14, 2018
The Globe

Windom Area Hospital (WAH) is heading into another construction phase, this time to open a comprehensive wound center to treat patients with chronic wounds. Nearly 1,700 patients within a 35-mile radius may have a need for specialized wound care, according to a 2016 study.

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