Diabetic foot ulcers and other chronic wounds might heal more quickly if they are exposed to gentle vibrations, suggests new research from the University of Illinois-Chicago and Stony Brook University in New York.
Q: What are your thoughts on accelerating wound healing in chronic wounds with adjunctive therapies? A: With chronic wounds, the healing process is slowed or in some cases, completely stalled. Therefore, the healing time exceeds four weeks. Some examples of chronic wounds include pressure ulcers, vascular ulcers and ulcers related to inflammatory diseases.