Chronic Wound Symptoms:
- Unpleasant smell
- Fluid discharge
- Severe pain
- Extreme itchiness
Chronic Wound Risk Factors:
- Poor circulation
- Limited mobility
- Repeated trauma to the wound area
- Vascular diseases
- Bacterial infection
- Poor nutrition
Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
Chronic wound treatment typically involves negative pressure wound therapy. Negative pressure pumps utilize vacuum-like equipment to encourage your wound to heal. The types of injuries that benefit from this treatment include:
- First- and second-degree burns
- Diabetic, venous, arterial, and pressure ulcers
- At-risk surgical wounds
There are a wide array of wound pump providers offering: user-friendly kits, educational resources, and specialty dressing options to make performing wound care at home simple and effective.
Specialty Dressings and Wound Care SuppliesOften with wound care, you'll need specific dressings to aid in the healing process. Wound dressing manufacturers offer a wide array of specialty dressings, collagens, silvers, alginates and even basics such as gauze, tape, and bandages.
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Additional Lincare Services
Lincare Pharmacy Services delivers your medications straight to your home when you need them.
Our comprehensively trained dieticians help feed those who can't consume the calories they need.
For residents with chronic breathing disorders, our long-term care services may help them achieve a higher health-related quality of life.