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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Good Nutrition Is Essential to Wound Healing

Written by Carolyn Shinn, Vice President, Clinical and Quality Process Excellence at Healogics. March is National Nutrition Month so it is a perfect time to raise awareness of how nutrition affects wound healing. Good nutrition, including an increase in the right type of calories, is the one common treatment requirement across all types of wounds. This…

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Simple Steps to Help Wounds Heal Faster

Wondering how to heal wounds faster? There are a number of steps you can take. Research proves that wounds heal faster when patients stay involved in their care and follow their doctor’s advice. The most important way to help your wound heal is by keeping every scheduled appointment. However, you also need to follow good…

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What is Off-Loading?

Off-loading means not bearing weight. If your doctor recommends off-loading, you should not walk or bear weight on the extremity that has a wound or where a wound could develop. This includes your bottom or hips if you are bed or chair-bound.

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Peripheral Artery Disease and Related Ulcers

What is peripheral artery disease (PAD)? Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a narrowing or blockage of the blood vessels in the legs. Blood flow to your feet and legs is decreased. This decreased blood flow affects the health of your skin on your feet and legs. It can also be the reason a foot ulcer…

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Diabetes and Foot Ulcers

Diabetes is a disease where the body does not make enough insulin. The body needs insulin to break down sugar. Too much sugar will stay in your blood stream and can harm your body.

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