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Caring for Your Wounds

Ischemic is the term used to describe the reduced flow of blood to a part of the body. Ischemic wounds result from obstruction of blood supply to vascular beds. Most of the injuries occur on the shins, the sides or tops of the feet, and the tips of the toes. These areas are prone to get caught between the toes.

Insufficient blood flow causes cells to die and damage tissues. The wounds caused by this can take a long time to heal. If you suffer from Ischemic injuries, you may have something disrupting the vital work of blood flow.

Our specialist in Ischemic Wounds offers surgical and non-surgical treatments to ensure you are well and avoid this.

Call our vascular surgeon or primary care physician today for vascular screenings and treatment options suitable for your needs.

Prevent Ischemic Wounds

If you’re at risk of developing Ischemic ulcers, these steps could help avoid complications:

  • Make sure you check your legs and feet daily. Be sure to check the tops and the bottoms, ankles, heels, and between the toes. Check for changes in color or red or sore spots.
  • Shoes that are comfortable and do not rub your feet or press your feet. Make sure your socks fit. Socks that are too large will clump up within your shoes and cause friction on your skin, which could cause an itch.
  • Be careful not to be too long in one spot.
  • Keep your feet safe from the frigid winter air.
  • Don’t walk around without shoes. Guard your feet against injury.
  • Don’t wear wraps or compression stockings unless advised by your physician. These can impede blood flow.
  • Don’t soak your feet in hot water.

Specific lifestyle changes can help prevent ischemic ulcers. If you’ve suffered from an injury, these steps will improve blood flow and help you heal.

  • Stop smoking. Smoking cigarettes can cause clogging of the arteries.
  • If you have diabetes, you must keep your blood sugar level in check. This will aid in healing quicker.
  • Do as much exercise as you can. Being active can improve blood flow.
  • Consume healthy food and get enough sleep each night.
  • Weight loss is a must if you’re overweight.
  • Monitor your cholesterol and blood pressure levels.

When to Call the Doctor

Suppose you’ve got an Ischemic ulcer or have any indications of infection. In that case, speak urgently to our Complex Health Care Centre to address any of these issues by the highly skilled cardiovascular surgeon and primary medical doctor.

  • Persistent fever over 101 degrees F (39 C)
  • The pain isn’t relieved by medications
  • Increased warmth, redness, or swelling near the wound
  • Odor
  • Chills
  • Swelling
  • Bleeding
  • The damage is more extensive or more profound.
  • The wound appears dry or is dark
  • Redness around the ulcer that is getting larger or worsening
  • A lot more drainage than before, or drainage that appears cloudy or yellowish

Patients with some of these signs must consult our expert physician for a thorough exam. Our vascular specialist will perform lab tests, MRI, CT scans, and other tests to identify an ischemic wound and start treatment.

Emergency Wound Care

To treat an ischemic ulcer, blood flow to your legs has to be restored. You may need to take medication. In certain circumstances, it is possible to require surgery.

Our medical professional will take care of your wound through:

  • Keeping the wound clean and well-bandaged to avoid infection.
  • Our service provider will let you know the frequency you should replace the dressing.
  • Keeping the dressing and skin surrounding it dry. Make sure not to make healthy tissue surrounding the wound wet. This could soften the healthy tissue and cause the wound to become more significant.
  • Before applying the dressing, cleanse the wound as per our physician’s directions.
  • It is possible to change your clothes or have family members assist you.

Ischemic ulcers and wounds can be an issue for a lot of patients. The proper care for the wounds is crucial to ensure complete healing. Cleansing and dressing the wound appropriately and the best practices will assist patients in eliminating Ischemic ulcers and preventing the formation of new ones.

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To make an appointment with our healthcare professional and specialists, submit your appointment request or call us at +1-817-386-8886.

Caring for Your Wounds

Ischemic is the term used to describe the reduced flow of blood to a part of the body. Ischemic wounds result from obstruction of blood supply to vascular beds. Most of the injuries occur on the shins, the sides or tops of the feet, and the tips of the toes. These areas are prone to get caught between the toes.

Insufficient blood flow causes cells to die and damage tissues. The wounds caused by this can take a long time to heal. If you suffer from Ischemic injuries, you may have something disrupting the vital work of blood flow.

Our specialist in Ischemic Wounds offers surgical and non-surgical treatments to ensure you are well and avoid this.

Call our vascular surgeon or primary care physician today for vascular screenings and treatment options suitable for your needs.

If you’re at risk of developing Ischemic ulcers, these steps could help avoid complications:

  • Make sure you check your legs and feet daily. Be sure to check the tops and the bottoms, ankles, heels, and between the toes. Check for changes in color or red or sore spots.
  • Shoes that are comfortable and do not rub your feet or press your feet. Make sure your socks fit. Socks that are too large will clump up within your shoes and cause friction on your skin, which could cause an itch.
  • Be careful not to be too long in one spot.
  • Keep your feet safe from the frigid winter air.
  • Don’t walk around without shoes. Guard your feet against injury.
  • Don’t wear wraps or compression stockings unless advised by your physician. These can impede blood flow.
  • Don’t soak your feet in hot water.

Specific lifestyle changes can help prevent ischemic ulcers. If you’ve suffered from an injury, these steps will improve blood flow and help you heal.

  • Stop smoking. Smoking cigarettes can cause clogging of the arteries.
  • If you have diabetes, you must keep your blood sugar level in check. This will aid in healing quicker.
  • Do as much exercise as you can. Being active can improve blood flow.
  • Consume healthy food and get enough sleep each night.
  • Weight loss is a must if you’re overweight.
  • Monitor your cholesterol and blood pressure levels.

Suppose you’ve got an Ischemic ulcer or have any indications of infection. In that case, speak urgently to our Complex Health Care Centre to address any of these issues by the highly skilled cardiovascular surgeon and primary medical doctor.

  • Persistent fever over 101 degrees F (39 C)
  • The pain isn’t relieved by medications
  • Increased warmth, redness, or swelling near the wound
  • Odor
  • Chills
  • Swelling
  • Bleeding
  • The damage is more extensive or more profound.
  • The wound appears dry or is dark
  • Redness around the ulcer that is getting larger or worsening
  • A lot more drainage than before, or drainage that appears cloudy or yellowish

Patients with some of these signs must consult our expert physician for a thorough exam. Our vascular specialist will perform lab tests, MRI, CT scans, and other tests to identify an ischemic wound and start treatment.

To treat an ischemic ulcer, blood flow to your legs has to be restored. You may need to take medication. In certain circumstances, it is possible to require surgery.

Our medical professional will take care of your wound through:

  • Keeping the wound clean and well-bandaged to avoid infection.
  • Our service provider will let you know the frequency you should replace the dressing.
  • Keeping the dressing and skin surrounding it dry. Make sure not to make healthy tissue surrounding the wound wet. This could soften the healthy tissue and cause the wound to become more significant.
  • Before applying the dressing, cleanse the wound as per our physician’s directions.
  • It is possible to change your clothes or have family members assist you.

Ischemic ulcers and wounds can be an issue for a lot of patients. The proper care for the wounds is crucial to ensure complete healing. Cleansing and dressing the wound appropriately and the best practices will assist patients in eliminating Ischemic ulcers and preventing the formation of new ones.

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