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🩹 Hydrocolloid Deep-Dive - all you need to know!

Hi Reader, This month's topic is sure to pique your interest - it's all about hydrocolloids. We also have massive news to share that could significantly benefit your practice revenue. Hope you enjoy this edition! Rebecca FACT That White Gel Bubble With hydrocolloids, there's a simple yet powerful sign of healing: the white gel bubble. When a blister is deroofed, hydrocolloid blister plasters go to work. These unique dressings, made of exudate-absorbent hydrophilic particles on the inside,...
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about 1 month ago • 1 min read
Hydrocolloid Healing

🪡 Blister lancing: to pop or not to pop? 🤔

Hi Reader, This month, we're diving straight into the art and science of blister lancing. In this edition, we'll explore the ins and outs of lancing and everything in between. So, let's get ready to lance and learn! Rebecca DO'S AND DON'TS Lance like a Pro Blister lancing can be a powerful tool in your blister management arsenal, but it's crucial to do it right. This race-day demonstration will guide you through the dos and don'ts of blister lancing, ensuring you're well-prepared the next...
2 months ago • 1 min read

🦶🏻Stay One Step Ahead - proactive blister defense!

Hi Reader, Welcome to this month's newsletter! In this edition, we identify patients who are blister-prone. Whether they consider themselves blister-prone or not, it's up to you to help them navigate reliable preventions. It's 100% possible for blister-prone people to be blister-free! We've got some valuable information to help you and your patients predict and prepare for blisters effectively. Let's get started! Rebecca FACT Blister-prone" - is there such a thing? There is absolutely such a...
3 months ago • 1 min read

🥾 A Podiatrist's Guide to PelliTec Blister Pads

Hi Reader, In this edition, we're all about PelliTec Blister Pads and how they can save your patients from blister troubles. Strap in as we explore the awesome benefits of these pads and how they can make a real difference in your patients' various athletic activities. Rebecca FACT What are PelliTec Blister Pads? PelliTec Blister Pads were inspired by Lenny Waters, a boxer, and his friend Karl Ormond, who sought a better blister prevention solution. The pads feature a unique six-component...
4 months ago • 1 min read
Breaking down blisters with experts Dr. Doug Richie, Rebecca Rushton, and Talysha Reeve.

🎙Expert Insights and Fixation Tape Showdown!

Hi Reader, Welcome to this month's newsletter! We're exploring the fascinating world of blisters with experts Dr. Doug Richie, Rebecca Rushton, and Talysha Reeve. If you missed it, catch up on Part 1 and Part 2 for valuable insights into blister causation and prevention. We also dive into the realm of fixation tape, comparing brands for flexibility, adhesion, and water resistance. Find out which tape performs best! Enjoy! Rebecca PODCAST PART 1 Breaking Down Blisters With Talysha Reeve on...
6 months ago • 1 min read

Predict your patients' blisters before they even happen!

Hi Reader, Welcome to this month's newsletter! As always, sharing some tips on how to help your patients more. Rebecca FACT Being "Blister Prone" is a Thing There is absolutely such a thing as being blister prone. Experimental blister research shows it. Think of blister susceptibility as a continuum: Blister prone <------> Blister resistant We all sit somewhere on that continuum. However, just because your patient seems to be blister prone, doesn't mean they have to suffer through...
7 months ago • 1 min read
Common Blister Prevention Misconceptions

Common Prevention Misconceptions 🔥

Hi Reader, This month we're bringing you some common misconceptions on specific blister prevention strategies, plus a couple of podcasts I was on recently that you might want to catch. As always, if you need anything, please reach out - simply reply to this email. Rebecca FACT Lubricants Lubricants are very good at reducing friction (via a lower COF). Until they increase friction. Learn about the 5 downsides to lubricants as a blister prevention. Lubricants MYTH BUSTING Hot-Spots The...
8 months ago • 1 min read
Blister Prevention Newsletter

BP Pro Newsletter: March 2023

Hi Reader, This month we are thrilled to share with you some best practices for blister treatment and prevention. Blisters can be a painful and uncomfortable experience for your patients. But with you providing the right care and guidance, they can be managed effectively. Hope these help with your next consult! Rebecca FACT Hydrocolloids and Intact Blisters Let your patients know they shouldn’t put a hydrocolloid on an intact or torn blister. Because removing the plaster often removes the...
9 months ago • 1 min read
Blister Prevention Newsletter

BP Pro Newsletter: February 2023

Hi Reader, This month, we're bringing you a newsletter that highlights the fact that blisters should not be considered insignificant. Hope you enjoy it! Rebecca MYTH The myth that foot blisters aren't a big deal is widespread, but this couldn't be further from the truth. While blisters may seem like a minor inconvenience, they can have a significant impact on daily life, and be a major hindrance preventing your patients from enjoying their sport and hobbies. Spend just a minute to understand...
10 months ago • 1 min read
Blister Prevention Newsletter

BP Pro Newsletter: January 2023

Hi Reader, It's the New Year and we're starting the year off with a bang by bringing you some important insights into questions your patients have about blisters. Hope you enjoy these tips on effective blister treatments and put them to good use! Rebecca DID YOU KNOW? Blister Treatment Mistakes There are six common blister treatment mistakes your patients should avoid if they want their foot blisters to feel better and heal faster. Not treating the blister at all Not applying an...
11 months ago • 1 min read
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