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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 ...

What Causes Surgical Wound Dehiscence?

According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), postoperative wound dehiscence—in which surgical sites that have been sutured, stapled, or glued together following a procedure ...

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 ...

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, ...

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. ...

10 Ways to Keep Your Surgical Wound From Opening

Surgical staples, sutures, and adhesives are not perfect, and unfortunately, they can begin to gradually come apart, or in rare circumstances, split completely open. This is known as wound or ...

Orthopedic Technologies Affecting Wound Closure [Whitepaper]

An aging population has made orthopedic surgery more essential than ever before, with nearly 7 million Americans expected to undergo a procedure each year by 2020. This increasing need has resulted ...

How You Can Help Prevent Surgical Scarring

Once the short-term effects of surgery such as pain and discomfort have faded, patients may find themselves left with a long-term effect that is far less likely to fade—scarring. Today advancements ...

How Does BandGrip’s Micro-Anchor Technology Hold Wound Edges Closed?

The human body has amazing healing capabilities. Even after significant trauma, the immune system springs into action within minutes to staunch bleeding and protect wounds from infection. Once wounds ...