Being prepared is the first step toward preventing blisters.
If you’ve ever broken in a pair of new shoes, you’ve likely experienced painful, pesky blisters. These small pockets of fluid, typically caused by friction from ill-fitting footwear, are quite easy to develop. However, theirwound healing process can be uncomfortable and time-consuming. For people with neuropathy due to diabetes, blisters can also pose serious health risks.
When dealing with wound care, nutrition sometimes becomes the last thing that comes to mind.
When faced with the unfortunate situation of dealing with wound care, nutrition is often the last thing that comes to mind. Because of immobility, reaching for an unhealthy snack or whatever is conveniently placed in the refrigerator becomes top priority over sticking to a well-balanced meal. While wound healing and nutrition may not seem like two things that go together, researchers have found that what you put into your body can have an impact on how your body can recover.
Technology is revolutionizing every major industry, and the medical field is certainly no exception.
Technology is revolutionizing every major industry, and the medical field is certainly no exception. The same digital solutions powering your smartphone and tablet could soon be playing a critical role in your wound healing process.
When it comes to providing emergency care, a first-aid kit is a handy tool.
When it comes to immediately providing emergency care, there’s no better tool than a well-stocked first-aid kit. In a pinch, having medical essentials at your fingertips is absolutely essential. Unfortunately, many people aren’t quite as well-equipped as they might think. An old box with some bandages and a couple of ibuprofen just won’t suffice.
Negative pressure therapy offers benefits to patients.
In the search for strategies to promote wound healing, medical researchers discovered that negative pressure offers a number of benefits.