Chronic Leg Ulcers for Wound Awareness Month
Is that sore on your leg not going away? It’s time for treatment. June is also known as Wound Healing Awareness Month. According to Healogics, a network of wound treatment centers in the U.S., roughly 7 million Americans live with a chronic wound, with 12 percent of that number diagnosed with a venous stasis ulcer or a sore on the leg.
How Many Wives Did Henry the VIII Kill, and How Many Venous Leg Ulcers Did it Take to Kill Henry the VIII?
Henry the VIII had a long history of varicose veins and venous leg ulcers. He died on January 28, 1547 from infection caused by his venous leg ulcers.
Are Vein Specialists More Time and Cost Effective in Healing Leg Ulcers?
Leg ulcers are common and there can be many reasons why a leg ulcer occurs. Click here to learn more about how to treat leg ulcers caused by venous insufficiency.
Caring for Venous Ulcer Wounds
Those suffering from varicose veins are at greater risk of a venous ulcer. At-home remedies can help heal the open
New Study Shows that Early Intervention Leads to Faster Healing in Patients with Venous Ulcers
Early endovenous ablation — a common treatment for varicose veins — can help speed up healing for venous leg ulcers. Leg
Early Warning Signs of Venous Ulcers
Untreated varicose veins can cause ulcers in some cases. Fortunately, venous ulcers are simple to spot and prevent. Varicose veins can
Treating and Preventing Venous Ulcers
Venous ulcers are a rare complication of varicose veins and other chronic venous insufficiencies — luckily, they’re relatively easy to
What Causes Venous Ulcers, and How Are They Treated?
Many people suffering from venous ulcers misdiagnose the problem altogether, don't do that! Here’s what to look for and how to treat them.
If I am sending a patient to you who has an ulcer, should I also send him or her to a wound center as well?”
No, foot ulcers can have various etiologies, several of which have to do with the circulatory system in general, such