If a wound is not healing while following provider's recommendations then you need contact Wound Healing Experts.
You can request for consult anytime, from anywhere.
Our Mission: Preserve the Limb.
Have you been told that you are at risk for limb amputation?
According the data, Approximately 185,000 amputations occur in the United States each year. it means around 500 patients a day go through amputation of the leg on each day. Among those living with limb loss, the main causes are vascular disease (54%) – including Diabetes and Peripheral Arterial Disease – trauma (45%) and cancer (less than 2%).
The hospital costs associated with amputation totaled more than $8.3 billion. The person with history of amputation would end of having further complications. Disability, infections, lack of ability to have normal life, depression, and further complications and per data the mortality within 5 years in this group is much higher than the patients with breast cancer and colon cancer.
If you have a wound in leg which is not healing, Do Not Wait any longer.
How to prevent Amputation:
Obtain a handout on proper foot care from your Doctor
DO Daily evaluation of foot for any skin breakdown, callous formation or wound.
VISIT Your Doctor:
Any Cracks in skin, Bleeding, Discharge, irritation or Wound.
Doctor will evaluate you for neuropathy, Circulatory problem, infection.
And the porper instructions for initial care, and Dressing.
And: A referral to A Wound Healing Expert.
A Multidisciplinary team including your primary care physician will work together to heal the wound and prevent unwanted complications, Amputation.