Tips to Manage Chronic Wounds During the Holiday Season

If you are living with a chronic wound, it may be challenging to stay on the path to healing during the holidays. The weeks leading up to ringing in the new year can add additional stress that makes it difficult to keep your doctor’s appointments, maintain a healthy diet, and continue wound care treatments.

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Wounds Associated with Breast Cancer

In October, and all year long, Healogics is proud to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month and all affected by it. As we celebrate increasing breast cancer survival rates, we also want to take the opportunity to raise awareness around potential long-term impacts for those that received radiation therapy treatment.

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Scheduled Appointments are Essential to Healing Wounds

Written by Healogics Chief Medical Officer, Dr. William Ennis. Following your doctor’s orders is always good advice, but when it comes to wound healing, it is essential. As the leader in wound care, Healogics® is committed to sharing the results of our research and is dedicated to continuously improving patient outcomes. Medical findings across various…

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Achieving New Levels of Excellence at the Bell Center for Learning

The new Healogics® Bell Center for Learning, located in Jacksonville, FL officially opened in April 2022 and serves as a centralized venue for nursing and clinical courses. With fully interactive wound care models and patient simulation rooms that replicate real-life scenarios, The Bell Center offers an excellent training experience for our team members.

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Wound Care in the African American Community

In our recent study, we analyzed chronic wounds from 480 clinics to evaluate the association between wound healing performance, continuity and quality of care, as well as sociodemographic factors over the course of 12 weeks. The goal was to evaluate the connection between wound healing performance and those requiring wound care treatment across these clinics….

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Wound Debridement

What is Wound Debridement? Wound debridement is the process of removing dead tissue from wounds. The dead tissue may be black, gray, yellow, tan, or white. Foreign material may also be on the wound. It may need to be removed. Your wound care doctor will let you know if dead tissue needs to be removed…

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is a treatment that increases the amount of oxygen blood cells can carry. It has been used for more than 70 years to improve healing in tissues deprived of oxygen. Studies show it significantly improves healing for some types of chronic wounds.

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Controlling Swelling with Compression Stockings

What are compression stockings? Compression stockings are made to help control swelling in the feet, ankles and lower legs. Benefits of compression stockings include helping to squeeze these areas to prevent the buildup of fluid in the tissue. This buildup of fluid can be very painful. There are many different levels of compression in these…

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Controlling Swelling with Multi-layered Compression Wraps

Multi-layered compression wraps are made to reduce and control the swelling, or edema, in your legs and keep it from coming back. They are made of different materials and may be two, three or four layers. Your doctor will decide which one is best for you. Usually, compression wraps for edema stay on for a…

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