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BandGrip Featured on Chicago's Sports Medicine Weekly

BandGrip founder and CEO Fred Smith is a busy man. While he’s been building successful companies for years, since 2015 his work has focused on revolutionizing wound closure technology to improve ...

ReducING Surgical Time for OR/ER Doctors AND IMPROVING THE PATIENT EXPERIENCE

Today’s healthcare providers are facing major challenges delivering effective care promptly and efficiently. With medical professionals stretched to the limit and more patients entering the ...

Enhance Wound Closure and Decrease Wound Complication with BandGrip

The overall number of orthopedic surgeries performed each year continues to grow, with more than six million procedures expected to be carried out in the US alone in 2020. As pressure continues to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Six Innovations Making a Difference in the Medical Field

Advancements in technology are shaking up the medical field. Today, these innovations are offering ways to tailor prescriptions to patients and detect problem areas; providing the ability to perform ...

7 Wound Care Complications You Should Be Aware Of

Whether you go in for a routine procedure or are brought in for emergency surgery, you expect to be good to go once you’re discharged from the hospital. Unfortunately, some wounds may refuse to heal. ...

Advanced Surgical Wound Closure in Orthopedic Surgery

There have been significant advancements in orthopedic surgery over the last few decades—and with more than 6.5 million people expected to undergo orthopedic procedures each year by 2020, ...