Skin and Wound Care

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Skin & Wound Care Listings
Listed are skin and wound care resources. These resources can improve the quality of life and personal independence of persons living with a spinal cord injury or paralysis. Click through to view the details of any listing and to find contact information.

Hollister – Develops, Manufactures and Markets Healthcare Products

2018-07-11T17:11:23+00:00Categories: 1 Nationwide, Disability Products & Services, Illinois|Tags: , , |

Hollister is dedicated to delivering the highest standard of quality in medical products and services, and each member of the team is committed to making a difference in the lives of people who use our products.

Coloplast – Develops Ostomy, Continence, Urology, Wound & Skin Care Products

2018-07-11T17:11:24+00:00Categories: 1 Nationwide, Disability Products & Services, Minnesota|Tags: , , |

Coloplast develops ostomy, continence, urology, wound and skin care products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs.

Hill-Rom – A Leader In Medical Beds, Therapy Mattresses & Patient Lifts

2018-07-11T17:11:28+00:00Categories: 1 Nationwide, Disability Products & Services, Indiana|Tags: , , |

Hill-Rom is a world renowned, industry leader in the hospital, and now that same life-changing technology is available for use in your own home.

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injury can result in paralysis of the muscles used for breathing; paralysis and/or loss of feeling in all or some of the trunk, arms, and legs; weakness; numbness; loss of bowel and bladder control; and numerous secondary conditions including respiratory problems, pressure sores, and sometimes fatal spikes in blood pressure. Approximately 12,000 new spinal cord injuries occur in the U.S. each year. A majority of injuries occur from motor vehicle accidents, falls, work-related accidents, sports injuries, and penetrations such as stab or gunshot wounds.

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