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Primary Intention Healing and Other Types of Wound Closure

From stitches to staples, tapes to glues, we’re familiar with the many different types of wound closure. However, there are also three types of healing that physicians and surgeons can employ based ...

Medical Technologies Affecting Wound Closure in Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic surgery is a complex and difficult undertaking. Featuring some of the most innovative medical techniques being used today, these high-demand procedures allow surgeons to deliver beneficial ...

The Body is Built to Heal Itself—But Sometimes It Needs Help

One of the most amazing aspects of the human body is its ability to heal itself. There are 30-40 trillion cells in the human body, and every second that we’re alive, these cells work tirelessly to ...

Butterfly Stitches Versus BandGrip: What’s The Difference?

When someone has been injured with a deep cut or laceration, their physician has a number of options available to them, including sutures, staples, glues, and tapes. We’ve covered the pros and cons ...

Working Out and Getting Back to the Gym After Surgery

“No pain, no gain.” That’s what they say, but working out or returning to the gym following surgery needs to be done carefully and correctly, or there could be a lot of pain (and complications). As ...

10 Ways to Create a Positive Patient Experience

With medical costs and insurance premiums rising, patients are increasingly shopping around when it comes to healthcare for themselves and their families, making patient satisfaction very important ...

The Importance of “Just Right” Wound Closure

“Ahhh, this porridge is just right." It’s probably been a while since you’ve heard the fairytale, but that’s Goldilocks, after having tried one bear's porridge that was too hot, and one that was too ...

5 Great Medical Podcasts for Healthcare Professionals, Part 2

No matter your position in the healthcare field, there is a podcast for you. We recently highlighted 5 Great Medical Podcasts for Healthcare Professionals, however, there were so many out there that ...

Can I Use Super Glue to Close My Wound? 10 Myths About Wound Care

Think you know all there is to know about wound care? There are many myths surrounding wound care that have probably been passed down from generation to generation. Many contain a kernel of truth, ...

8 Powerful Foods That Can Help You Heal After Surgery

Recovery from surgery can take time. Even if we feel like getting right back into our usual routine, our bodies may tell us otherwise. To make a speedier recovery, it’s critical that you follow the ...

5 Great Medical Podcasts for Healthcare Professionals, Part 1

Whether you’re a first-responding life-saver, an on-the-spot OR surgeon, or an innovator within the medical field, there’s a podcast for you. Not only are these podcasts informative, they also offer ...

What You Need To know about using Staples in Wound closure

Sutures or staples? This wasn’t really a question until just about fifty years ago. Sutures have been used since the 16th century BCE, while the idea of stapling didn’t come to fruition until early ...