Tag: bed sores

Pressure Ulcers in Spinal Cord Injury Patients: Causes, Risks, and Management

Pressure sores, which are also called pressure ulcers, decubitus ulcers, or bedsores, happen when certain parts of the skin or the tissues beneath it, such as muscles and bones, get hurt because they don’t receive enough blood flow. These sores are quite frequent among people who have spinal cord injuries (SCIs), affecting around 23-30% of […]