Pressure Wounds Treatment in Dallas, TX
Pressure wounds, also known as bedsores, are injuries to the skin and underlying tissue resulting from prolonged and unrelieved pressure on the skin.
Pressure wounds often occur on the skin covering bony parts of the body, such as the heels, ankles, elbows, hips, buttocks, and tailbone. It can also occur in the head’s spine, shoulder blades, shoulders, and back.
People with pressure wound will mostly have medical conditions that limit their ability to move or change positions when lying down or sitting, such as people with mobility problems, stroke, or coma. Pressure wound can develop over days or weeks.