Chronic leg and foot ulcers often resist treatment, tend to recur and can lead to devastating consequences such as amputation. Amputations further reduce the patient’s mobility and may increase the risk of developing pressure ulcers, a life-threatening type of wound.
Can amputations be avoided?
While not all limbs can be saved, the World Health organization estimates that 85% of amputations are preventable! If you or your loved ones have been told that amputation is a recommended course of action for a non-healing wound or ulcer, it is important that you consult with a wound care specialist who uses Enluxtra Smart Wound Dressings.
Enluxtra dressings have an excellent record of jump-starting the healing of even the most difficult stalled wounds that resisted numerous treatment attempts. Once the healing progress is underway, Enluxtra dressings support the natural physiological processes that clean the wound and heal it to full closure.
Read other patients' stories we've collected over the years, as well as the most recent recovery story that saved an elderly patient's leg from amputation.
You may save a limb with Enluxtra even if every specialist that treated your wound before had given up on it and every expensive therapy or treatment you tried had failed.
Visit our patient information page to find a provider who uses Enluxtra dressings in your area and ask for a prescription. Enluxtra dressings are covered under Medicare Part B and may be the most efficient and economical way to heal your wound.
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