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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy helping heal patients with late effects of radiation

The Benefits of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Late Effects of Radiation

The Benefits of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Late Effects of Radiation Radiation therapy is a common and highly effective treatment method for many cancers. And, as with any medical treatment, it comes along with side effects. One research study reported that serious radiation complications occur in 5% of patients receiving radiation therapy. In this post…
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What Role Do Wound Specialists Play In Wound Care?

Wound Specialists: What They Do & Why We Need Them

Wound Specialists: What They Do & Why We Need Them Chronic, non-healing wounds can be complex. And, if not treated properly — or in a timely manner — the risk of amputation increases. Other serious complications include infection, lockjaw, and fasciitis. It’s crucial that patients with non-healing, chronic wounds — such as those associated with…
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With the help of CutisCare - centers can improve access for patients with chronic wounds

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month: Here’s What You Should Know About Wound Care and Diabetic Foot Ulcers More than a third of adults in the United States are reported to be pre-diabetic, and in 2018, the nation experienced 1.5 million new cases of diabetes. Simply put, many are at risk of developing this disease —…
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How COVID-19 Has Impacted Wound Care Practices and Patients

How COVID-19 Has Impacted Wound Care Practices and Patients As of this writing, COVID-19 has been front and center for more than eight months. Changes that initially might have seemed somewhat temporary in March 2020 have become the “new normal,” not just in healthcare but also at businesses, educational institutions, and other public places. At…
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Incorporating Telehealth Into Your Wound Care Strategy During COVID-19

Incorporating Telehealth Into Your Wound Care Strategy During COVID-19 The healthcare industry has always been dedicated to providing safe and sterile conditions for patients, employees, and visitors; so, when this pandemic demanded extra attention to cleanliness and required adapting logistics for social distancing, hospitals and wound care centers were ready.¬† Even with safety protocols in…
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HBOT Treats Much More Than Diving Injuries

HBOT Treats Much More Than Diving Injuries CŇętisCare has been on the cutting edge of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) indications for decades, partnering with many hospitals across the country to establish successful wound healing centers. The benefits of HBOT and its wound healing properties are sometimes lost on the average patient as they associate HBOT…
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How Is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Used?

How Is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Used? When 100% pure oxygen is delivered to a patient in a chamber at a controlled, higher than normal rate of pressure for between 90 minutes and two hours, it‚Äôs known as hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Wounds need oxygen to heal and when blood flow is interrupted due to trauma or…
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Fuel Your Body For Healing: Nutrition & Wound Healing

Fuel Your Body For Healing: Nutrition & Wound Healing We all remember the famous cartoon character who, when he gulped down a can of spinach, grew muscles and got a burst of energy. Not unlike that famous sailor, eating food rich in proper nutrients fuels the body and promotes healthy skin, muscle development, and healing.…
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Our team of specialists can offer successful treatment for complex wound problems

Creating Your Team Of Specialists For Successful Complex Wound Treatment

Creating Your Team Of Specialists For Successful Complex Wound Treatment Reading Time:¬†3¬†minutes If your office or hospital struggles to heal complex wounds, you should consider adding a team of¬†complex wound specialists¬†to your patient‚Äôs treatment options. As a large part of the population ages and develops conditions that can result in complex, non-healing wounds, they will…
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Wound Care Treatment ‚Äď The Importance Of Collaboration

Wound Care Treatment ‚Äď The Importance Of Collaboration Reading Time:¬†3¬†minutes Often when patients come in for chronic wound care treatment, the wound is not the only issue they need to address. An entire host of complications can cause a wound, which means patients need several medical professionals working together to understand how to treat the…
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Heal Quicker With A Wound Care Specialist

Heal Quicker With A Wound Care Specialist Reading Time:¬†3¬†minutes A wound can be defined as an injury to living tissue caused by a cut or blow, typically when the skin (epidermis) is cut or broken. Most wounds heal in specific stages and heal or show definite signs of healing by three weeks. If a wound…
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Physicians & patients working together can form a systematic plan for comprehensive wound care

Addressing Patient Factors Affecting Wound Care

Addressing Patient Factors Affecting Wound Care Reading Time:¬†2¬†minutes Successful wound care takes a multifaceted approach, allowing physicians and patients to work together on all factors affecting wound healing to form a systemic plan for treatment. Here are some key elements of the wound care process that should be solidified early on in the treatment plan.…
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