Helping Your Wounds Heal
April 24, 2017
Solutions to help your wounds heal without complications.
It’s a familiar scene — a wound that’s not healing quickly enough. But not to worry: Podiatrist and wound care expert Dr. Alison Garten joins us to tell us about a wound therapy that’s simple to use and gets the job done. It’s called the PICO Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System.
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