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East Ocean Podiatry, Dean B Dorfman, DPM, P.A. & Dominick Sansone, DPM

Articles Categorized as: Wound Care

Foot Lacerations

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Our feet carry us everywhere, and we often take them for granted. While they are typically very resilient, feet have a network of delicate tendons and nerves very close to the surface of the skin that can be easily damaged by cuts and lacerations. If patients don’t seek treatment for serious foot lacerations within the… Read more »

Heal Chronic Wounds with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, also known as HBO, is an advanced treatment option for chronic, non-healing wounds. By increasing the amount of oxygen in your blood, HBO therapy allows oxygen to pass more easily through the plasma and into the wound to heal it. Radiation and diabetic wounds are often treated this way. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy… Read more »

The Importance of Seeking Out Chronic Wound Care

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In recent years, medicine has made great advances in the field of wound care. New treatments allow us to heal chronic (long-standing) wounds. At East Ocean, we specialize in a variety of chronic wound treatments including * Negative pressure wound therapy (wound vacs) * Skin grafts and bioengineered grafts for wound closure * Platelet Rich Plasma… Read more »