June is Wound Healing Awareness Month

R3 Wound Care Clinical staff

The American Board of Wound Management reports there are 6.7 million people currently suffering from non-healing wounds. Often, healing is complicated and slowed by underlying conditions such as diabetes, venous or arterial problems, unrelieved pressure, radiation tissue damage, and infection. R3 Wound Care and Hyperbarics exists today for this reason.  We believe that no one […]

What are the Common Causes of Chronic Wounds?

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If your wound is not healing, it is more than likely causing you extensive pain and anxiety, and possibly putting you at risk of a serious infection. The one thing we know for sure is that you don’t want to be hospitalized because of a chronic wound. Fortunately, there are advanced treatment options available to […]

How Wound Healing Changes with the Aging Process

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The aging process brings with it a handful of unexpected challenges. As our bodies change over time, often, our bodies take longer to do things. Maybe we feel stiffer for longer after exercise, or perhaps our digestive system becomes sluggish over time. Our body’s natural healing abilities start to slow with age and even the […]

How Your Diet Affects Wound Healing

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What you eat plays a significant role in how your body functions on a day-to-day basis. However, many people don’t think about how their diet management affects their body’s wound healing process. How Does Diet Management Affect Wound Healing? A healthy diet is a necessary piece of the puzzle for wound healing and maintaining your […]

Do I Need a Doctor Referral for HBOT Therapy?

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Have you found that making an appointment with your general practitioner so that they can refer you to a specialist can be a waste of time and money? A recent article in the British Health Service Journal (HSJ) addresses this very topic, suggesting that self-referral has many benefits to patient care, waiting times, and capacity. […]

What You Should Know About HBOT Wound Care

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Do you need to speed up the healing of a wound? Maybe you have an injury that hasn’t healed after many weeks. Well, it’s time to look into Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) and its many benefits. The first thing to know about hyperbaric wound care is that exposing your body to 100% oxygen while under […]

How to Speed Up Wound Healing

Arterial Wound Healing

Everything we do these days is faster than it used to be. The same goes for how we want our bodies to heal. We want to get back to 100% as soon as possible. But if you’ve recently undergone surgery or you have a stubborn wound and are having a difficult time healing, there are […]

How To Tell if a Wound is Healing or Infected

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Our bodies are marvelous. They can fight invasions, mend bones, and regenerate new skin. Did you know that just minutes after sustaining an injury your body starts to heal itself? However, sometimes the healing process doesn’t go so smoothly. Germs and bacteria can find a way in and cause infection. Does it feel like your […]

Top Factors That Impact Wound Healing

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When something goes wrong with the healing of our wounds, we often jump to the conclusion that perhaps the injury wasn’t dressed correctly or maybe some dirt got in it. But we shouldn’t count out our lifestyle factors as the possible cause of our delayed healing. Yes, things like fitness and diet can impact the […]

Arterial Wound Healing: Characteristics & Treatments Explained

Arterial Wound Healing

There’s enough blood flowing through your body right now to fill a one-gallon milk jug. Every ounce of that blood has a specific job, but what happens when your blood can’t fulfill its life-sustaining purposes due to weak circulation? Poor blood flow is a common yet dangerous condition that leads to serious health complications. Without […]