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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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.

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Preventing Reoccurring Wounds

Tips For Preventing Reoccurring Wounds Once you receive the proper wound care to heal your chronic wound, it’s important to keep your wound closed and be proactive in preventing reoccurring wounds. Here are some tips to help stop a wound from coming back. Pressure and Friction Friction happens when you rub your skin on the…

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