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Pressure Ulcerations

Tips to Prevent Pressure Ulcerations

Pressure ulcerations affect over 2.5 million people annually in the United States and often occur in those of advancing age and decreased mobility. They occur as a result of continued pressure and shearing over boney prominent areas...

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PAD Awareness

Are you unable to walk 1-2 blocks without resting?  Do you experience cramping in your calves, legs or buttocks after a short walk? These may be signs of peripheral arterial disease, which affects more than 3 million...

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Creative Wound Healing

Creative Wound Healing

Having a wound can be a very frustrating, time consuming and potentially limb or life threatening event in one’s life. Every wound should decrease in size by at least 50% in one month. If this does not...

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Bone Spur Myth

Do my bone spurs really need surgery?

Heel pain can often be debilitating and painful, interfering with our daily activities and ability to get our regular daily tasks done. Most types of heel pain can be avoided by wearing good shoes with a stiff...

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Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention

Every 1 second, an older adult falls. Every 20 minutes, an older adult dies from a fall in the US. This does not include all those who are injured. According to the CDC, 1 in 4 older...

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diabetic wound care

Easy Tips to Avoid Diabetic Foot Complications

Diabetes can often result in damage to the nerves to the feet from elevated sugars.  These sugars form an alcohol that ruins the insulation around the nerve.  When this happens it can result in painful neuropathy in...

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Mycosis

Nail Fungus and Its Treatment

A very common condition of the toenail is nail fungus, also known as onychomycosis.  This can occur in people of all ages and at times can be seen in immunocompromised individuals, such as those with diabetes or...

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