Author: Norma Marlowe

Sierra Madre, CA

WCA’s corporate office is in Sierra Madre, California, in the thick of the Bobcat fire. Thank you to the 500+ firefighters and first reponders who are working so hard to protect our town.

Career Changer: How Wound Care Found Me

A recent study from Indeed revealed that U.S. workers are making dramatic career shifts, and nearly 88 percent of those who take the leap say they are happier after making their move. For Mary Brightwell, her career change began at age 46 when she transitioned from grocery store bookkeeper to wound care nurse and clinical manager. Here’s her story.

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Covid-19: Our Expert Takes Questions

As the Covid-19 epidemic continues, our wound center partners find themselves navigating an entirely new landscape. Randy Brooker, President of Center Operations, has managed wound care and hyperbaric medicine programs for over 15 years. He’s also a certified hyperbaric technologist and former educator for various hyperbaric courses. Here, he answers common questions about Covid-19 and hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT).

Fresh Air: Patient Has New Lease On Life After Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Diabetes is the leading cause of non-traumatic lower limb amputations in the United States. In most cases, it begins with the development of a diabetic foot ulcer but the patient does not see or feel the wound. It’s critical to seek treatment for non-healing wounds early because a life-threatening infection can develop very quickly. Here’s how one patient was able to save his foot with help from the Wound Healing Center at Clark Memorial Health.

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