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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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…

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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…

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Your Partner for Integrated Wound Care in Skilled Nursing Facilities

As experts in wound healing, Healogics® provides world-class wound care and drives wound science forward by developing successful healing treatment and prevention techniques. Through partnerships with skilled nursing facilities across the country, we work tirelessly to heal more wounds and change more lives than ever before. Innovative Solutions Hard-to-heal wounds can have serious consequences. Our…

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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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Healing Wounds Caused by the Adverse Effects of Radiation Treatment

When Leslie Maynor was diagnosed with a rare cancer of the inner ear, she became fearful her life would end. After undergoing surgery, chemotherapy and radiation treatment to remove the cancer, Leslie developed severe burns and was left with a hole that was resistant to healing. “I liked the outdoors. I liked to camp, hang…

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Wound Care Awareness

June is Wound Care Awareness Month, a time to communicate the special needs of those with chronic wounds and the variety of treatments available. This month-long celebration focuses on common wound types and the benefits of treatment options and prevention.

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