A pressure ulcer is a skin wound that comes from constant rubbing or pressure on a certain area. It generally begins as a blister or red spot, then develops into an open sore and becomes more serious.
You are at a higher risk of pressure ulcers if you use a wheelchair, have limited mobility, stay in bed for a long time, or have conditions such as:
- Vascular disease
- Alzheimer’s disease
If a pressure ulcer has not responded to traditional medical care, our experts in nonhealing wounds offer advanced treatments including: