Researchers test range of electrical frequencies that help heal chronic wounds
Naturally occurring electricity in our cells is key to how our bodies function, and that includes the healing of wounds.
Hard-to-heal wounds, like diabetic ulcers, fester because of insufficient blood supply at the wound site. However, the application of an electrical stimulus can promote the growth of blood vessels, and new UC research examines the best stimulus parameters (such as frequency and magnitude) for successful therapy.
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