Wound Care Education

When it comes to wound care, proper management is crucial for promoting faster healing and preventing complications. Wounds that are not properly treated can lead to infection, delayed healing, and increased pain. One vital step in the wound care process … read more Debridement: An Important Tool to Promote Faster Wound Healing

One of the most common wounds we see at Avella Wound Care in Phoenix are diabetic foot ulcers. This post will briefly explore the background of how these wounds occur, and what can be done to prevent them. Diabetes can … read more Diabetic Foot Ulcers

One does not immediately think of silver when considering a chronic wound, in fact, silver may be the furthest from your mind. Most people view silver as a precious metal used for making jewelry. At Avella Wound Care, we value … read more What’s the Deal With Silver and Wound Care?

An Apple a Day… Proper nutrition is important for wound healing. The body needs certain nutrients, including protein, vitamins, and minerals, to repair damaged tissues and support the immune system. Protein is an essential nutrient for wound healing because it … read more Nutrition and Wound Healing

What in the world is biofilm, and what does it have to do with wound care? Biofilms are composed of microorganisms, such as bacteria and fungi, that form on surfaces and produce a slimy, adhesive substance. Biofilms can form on … read more Biofilm: A Wound Care Perspective

The biological process to heal a wound occurs in 4 distinct phases. These include hemostasis, inflammatory, proliferative, and remodeling. Although wounds heal in a linear fashion, a patient may move forward, backward, or overlap in the healing stages depending on … read more The 4 Stages of Wound Healing