What exercises can I do at home for phlebolymphedema?

The #StayHome is being one of the most important weapons in the fight against the COVID-19 health crisis. I believe that any trick or...

Iron, ochre dermatitis and venous disease

The idea of talking about iron and venous ulcer came to me when I read an article that has just been published on the...

Leg wrinkles are beautiful” and other thoughts in the 5 year blog anniversary

Five years of the blog "When a wound in the skin won´t heal" also means five years of "We have to think and do...

Why are adjustable compression wrap devices so popular?

This is another post to add to the list of blog entries on Compression Therapy! And it couldn't be any other way because it's...

Necrosis and purple edges in leg ulcers: keys to guide your diagnosis

Atypical wounds are in vogue this year... No doubt the document "Atypical Wounds", led by Kirsi Isoherranen and supported by the EWMA, has a...

Atrophie blanche and acroangiodermatitis: skin changes secondary to chronic venous insufficiency

The annual congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, has just been held in Madrid.This event is always a perfect occasion to...

Phlebolymphedema, a term that should be more used

In  our daily life as a health care professional treating patients with leg ulcers, have you ever used or heard the word PHLEBOLYMPHEDEMA?  Probably...

Gauzes soaked in astringent and antiseptic products for wounds and perilesional skin

I've wanted to talk about this "dermatological" practice for a long time. I say "dermatological" because astringent and antiseptic products are a very widespread...

Myofibroblast: the great ignored in wound healing

And why did I just remember the myofibroblast? Because a lot has been said about it in the Journées Cicatrisations 2019 (National Congress of the...

Why do we use so many alginate fibre sheets in our wound clinic?

The alginate fibre sheet is, without doubt, the most commonly used dressing in our wound clinic. We treat mainly leg ulcers, which are predominantly...

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