Venous Leg Ulcers
A venous leg ulcer is a sore on the leg that’s very slow to heal, usually because of weak blood circulation in the limb. It can take more than 4 to 6 weeks to heal. They usually develop on the inside of the leg, just above the ankle. The symptoms of a venous leg ulcer include pain, itching and swelling in the affected leg.
Venous leg ulcers are occur because the veins in the leg, which should send blood back to the heart, might not be doing their job very well. That’s often because the valves that stop the flow of blood back into the veins aren’t working like they should.
One of the miracles of the human body is that it naturally regenerates new skin and tissue when an injury occurs. Stem Cell Recruitment Therapy helps to catalyze that regeneration process and continue the recruiting of the body’s stem cells to areas that are receiving weak blood circulation. However, in cases of severe injury, the regenerative process can be dramatically slowed. Wounds that have been sutured still require adequate healing time to allow the
During Recruitment Therapy, your physician will lay a placental membrane directly on the site of the burn. The placental membrane will migrate into the wound margins and begin to promote the body’s own healing process using components found within your blood to help rebuild and regenerate new, healthy skin tissue within the burn.
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