Wound Care

Bed sores or pressure sores are caused by impaired blood supply and tissue nutrition that results from prolonged pressure over bony body prominences.

Similarly, skin ulcers can occur in diabetic patients. The ulcers, usually located on the feet, are the result of a combination of nerve damage and impaired blood circulation that are frequently associated with chronic diabetes.

The management of such wounds can be difficult. Obviously, the initial approach to treating such wounds must be to address the underlying causes and to correct them as much as possible.

Tri-State Compounding Pharmacy can prepare a variety of prescription medications that can be helpful in the total management of such skin conditions. Additionally, prescription antiseptic medications are available for use in the management of septic wounds.