Blog Articles

Basal cell cancer-more than skin deep.

One of my best friends has been battling an itchy dry spot for years that was ultimately found to be basal cell carcinoma. Here’s her story and information about the condition
Aug 18th, 2022
Wounds and swimming


Hot summer vacation swimming-ready but you have a pesky wound? Here are the basic do’s and don’ts before you submerge yourself into the water.
May 10th, 2024
nonhealing wounds in cold weather


Cold weather has always been a little rough, the same goes for managing chronic non-healing wounds. The temperature extremes, dry air, less sun, and the cold and flu season all pose a challenge to health.
Feb 6th, 2024
Wounds with Wishnew - Cold weather injuries


Cold temperatures cause our body to lose heat faster than we produce it while prolonged exposure to cold will use up our body’s stored energy. This will result in hypothermia and other cold-induced injuries.
Jan 15th, 2024
Happy new year 2024 wound care and healing


Healing and living your best life today can’t wait. Jumpstart your New Year resolutions with helpful tips for a healthy and cheerful holiday season while continuing what’s best for your wound healing.
Dec 26th, 2023
Health food swap, healthy switch diet

The Healthy Switch Diet

The New Year is fast approaching and one of your New Year’s resolutions would be to eat cleaner to get healthy once and for all. You’ll probably plan on a diet that has been trending, has worked for others, or has been proven for weight loss.
Dec 13th, 2023
Quitting Smoking the Great American Smokeout

The Great American Smokeout

Join the Great American Smokeout this third Thursday of November and let this be day one in starting the journey to a smoke-free life.
Nov 16th, 2023
American Diabetes Month World Diabetes Day Prediabetes

World Diabetes Day and American Diabetes Month

Fully understanding diabetes is not an easy task, but with the resources available to us and our healthcare providers working diligently to provide knowledge and tools to empower us, we can fight diabetes.
Nov 14th, 2023
compression therapy

Compression and wound healing

Wound healing is an intricate process of the human body with specific and complex phases to achieve new healthy skin tissue. There are several challenges in completing the healing process and one of them will require pairing wound care with compression
Oct 26th, 2023

Is it an abscess?

Abscess: what it is, causes, diagnosis, treatment, and more.
Oct 11th, 2023

What is a general surgeon?

People ask me frequently, “what exactly is a general surgeon?” I realize the name itself is not very self explanatory.
Mar 30th, 2020

Watch and wait or operate?

Receiving a diagnosis that needs surgery can be stressful.  Then the decision, do we wait for other symptoms or operate emergently?  Depending on the surgery, there are now certain conditions that allow us to understand the risks and delay the surgery.
Feb 3rd, 2020

Trust. Compassion. Precision.

Words are often used as window dressing, for me these words symbolize a mantra and life focus of helping others.
Feb 3rd, 2020