Leg ulcer update – Pictures included

Friday 22nd December. I haven't done a Leg ulcer update in a while because to be honest, up until now, there wasn't really much to update on, it pretty much stayed the same. Yesterday I woke up and the pain wasn't to bad, it was bearable so me and hubby decided we would go into … Continue reading Leg ulcer update – Pictures included

Top 5: How nurses have helped me.

Nurses play a big part in leg ulcer treatments. They are the people who do most of the work when caring for someone. It is the nurses job to change all the dressings and complete records about the patients. I think sometimes the nurses can get very over looked and people talk about wound care … Continue reading Top 5: How nurses have helped me.

Leg ulcer update: Nov 11 2017

I thought I would do a quick leg ulcer update as I haven't done one in a while. If you follow my Facebook page or my Instagram account, you may have noticed a while back I thought I might have an underline infection waiting to appear, well thankfully It didn't arrive and I think the … Continue reading Leg ulcer update: Nov 11 2017

Compression therapy: Layered bandages vs Hosiery kit. (Stockings)

I have had compression therapy for over two years now and I will probably continue to wear it for many years to come. I have had two different types of compression therapy, Layered bandaging and now I have the Hosiery kit, which are basically a set of stockings. Layered bandages This is a compression system … Continue reading Compression therapy: Layered bandages vs Hosiery kit. (Stockings)

Leg ulcer update: Hospital appointments.

Regular feature #3 This week I've had two major hospital appointments. I've had an appointment to see the Dermatologist on Tuesday and an appointment to see a Plastic surgeon today (Friday). Both appointments fell on days where Ella was at nursery, which was great pot luck. However when Ella came back from nursery on Monday, … Continue reading Leg ulcer update: Hospital appointments.