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Leg Ulcer Treatments

Now that we know a bit more about what’s wrong, which of the following options best describes the type of issue you have?

What are Leg UIcers?

Leg ulcers affect around 1 in 500 people in the UK and can be painful, itchy and cause swelling in the affected area of the leg. It can take a considerable amount of time to heal, with some never fully clearing up. There are two main types of leg ulcer – venous and arterial.

Key signs that there's a probelem

  • Swollen ankles (oedema)

  • Red, itchy skin on your legs

  • Swollen and enlarged veins on your legs

  • Unpleasant discharge from the ulcer

  • Discolouration or hardened  of the surrounding skin,

  • Aching or swelling legs

What can cause venous and arterial leg ulcers?

A venous leg ulcer is the most common type of leg ulcer, accounting for over 9 out of every 10 cases, while arterial leg ulcers are more infrequent.

Venous leg ulcers can develop following a minor injury, if persistently high pressure in the veins of the legs has caused damage to the skin. While arterial leg ulcers are caused by poor blood circulation in the arteries, You are also more at risk to leg ulcers following a hip or knee replacement.


How Niagara Therapy can help with both venous and arterial leg ulcers

It can be sometimes difficult to treat leg ulcers, bandages and dressings are not always enough to heal an ulcer, especially when the underlying problem is poor blood flow or circulation.

NHC Cyclo-Therapy has been medically tested* to help heal even the most prevalent leg ulcers through its deep penetrating massage, increasing blood circulation to the affected area

Cyclo-vibration therapy improves skin and soft tissue circulation which increases the delivery of healthy oxygenated blood and the removal of waste products and toxins. This can improve the healing of soft tissue injury and wounds like leg ulcers.

Increased circulation stimulates the production processes involved in the healing and regeneration of cells and soft tissues.

By improving circulation, your body naturally benefits from being more oxygenated while unwanted  waste and toxins are removed from the affected area. This in turn reduces swelling, relieves pain and supports the body’s natural repair system.

Interested in a free home demonstration? Get in touch using the button below and let us know when we can visit.

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