CHEEKTOWAGA – Open wounds, ulcers, and “weeping” legs can be a source of pain, anxiety, and embarrassment, affecting your health and overall quality of life. Diabetes, obesity, radiation therapy, and surgery can also lead to open wounds that are difficult to heal, but help is available according to Catholic Health.
They’re sponsoring a community dinner program, “Treatment Options for Hard-to-Heal Wounds” on Thursday, November 15, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at The Grapevine, 333 Dick Road, Depew. Registration begins at 5:00 p.m.
Join local wound care expert, Lee Ruotsi, MD, Medical Director of Catholic Health’s Advanced Wound Healing Centers, for an interactive discussion on the care and treatment of difficult wounds. He’ll discuss ways to prevent wounds from developing or worsening, when to see a specialist, and the latest treatment options available for hard-to-heal wounds, including hyperbaric medicine.
“Treatment Options for Hard-to-Heal Wounds” is open to the public. Space is limited and reservations are required. For more information, call 716-447-6205 or visit chsbuffalo.org/events.
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