Venous Leg Ulcer

Venous stasis ulcers

Venous leg ulcers are wounds or sores on the lower leg, usually near the inside of the ankle, that have difficulty healing because of poor blood circulation.  The veins in the legs are not transporting blood back to the heart due to improperly functioning valves which is called venous insufficiency.  When left untreated, ulceration occurs as cells in the tissue do not receive enough oxygen and nutrition.

The treatment for Venous Stasis ulcers is centered around effective compression therapy to regenerate proper circulation and get oxygen and nutrients to the affected limb.  This is coordinated with necessary debridement of bad tissue and exudate management to maintain a proper wound healing environment. proper circulation and get oxygen and nutrients to the affected limb.  This is coordinated with necessary debridement of bad tissue and exudate management to maintain a proper wound healing environment.

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