Wound Care Treatments for Prostate Cancer Survivors

Approximately one in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime and the American Cancer Society estimates that it is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men, followed by lung cancer. Years after successfully defeating prostate cancer, some men will experience a hidden complication caused by the radiation having…

Learn More

What You Need to Know About Chronic Wound Infections

Chronic wounds are defined as those resistant to healing within an expected amount of time or show very little improvement after several weeks. Wound infections take place when complications to heal injuries or tears to the skin’s surface occur. The presence of germs and bacteria causes an open wound to become infected requiring innovative strategies…

Learn More

Prevention and Proper Care of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

  The statistics surrounding diabetic foot ulcers are alarming. Currently, over 2 million people in the U.S. have foot ulcers and up to 25% of all adults living with diabetes will experience a foot ulcer at some point. Non-healing diabetic foot ulcers account for 85% of diabetes-related amputations.

Learn More

Charles’ Healing Journey with Healogics

Living with diabetes brings many challenges and added risks, including increased chances of developing a non-healing foot wound called a diabetic foot ulcer. This type of non-healing foot wound is a leading cause of diabetes-related amputations.

Learn More

Advanced Wound Care Treatments

Wound care can be challenging. Healogics Wound Care Centers® offer a variety of advanced wound care treatments, such as hyperbaric oxygen therapy, that may help you heal better and faster.

Learn More

Leslie’s Healing Journey with Healogics

The fight to beat cancer can be a long road, and the thought of having other injuries due to radiation treatment can be overwhelming. A side effect of some radiation treatments is the narrowing of the arteries, which may decrease blood flow to the treated area, resulting in healing challenges. Leslie Maynor received radiation treatment…

Learn More

Cancer Survivors Sometimes Face Late Effects of Radiation Treatment

If you or someone you care for received radiation treatment to help fight cancer, there may be injuries that could occur due to the radiation treatment. Radiation kills cancer cells but also may harm healthy tissue. In some cases, these injuries do not cause symptoms for several months or even years following treatment.

Learn More

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Improves Healing

By Dr. William Ennis, DO, MBA, MMM, CPE In our most recent white paper titled, “The Use of Modalities in Wound Care Part 2: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy,” we examine the use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) as an adjunctive therapy for diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) with Wagner grades 3 and 4. We found significantly improved healing…

Learn More

Why Choose a Wound Care Center?

If you are among the nearly 7 million Americans currently living with a chronic wound, you may need specialized care. Non-healing wounds can limit your quality of life and can even be life-threatening. The longer a chronic wound goes untreated, the greater your risk of infection. This could lead to hospitalizations, amputations or even death.

Learn More

When to Consider a Wound Care Specialist

Written by Healogics Chief Medical Officer, Dr. William Ennis. Why Do Some Wounds Require Specialized Care? Our human bodies have a remarkable ability to heal but chronic disease, traumatic injuries and certain medications can compromise our immune systems making chronic wounds difficult to heal. In addition, increased age, obesity, heart and vascular disease and cancer…

Learn More