remedies to treat and prevent bed sores


- Avoiding continuous pressure on any one area by changing positions at least every two hours
- Use a ripple mattress or ripple bed such that circulation of blood is effected throughout the body
- Air mattresses, cushions, pillows or other forms of support can also help change positions
- Massage the body or employ possible physiotherapy to exercise parts of the body
- Eat a well balanced and nutritive meal with extra proteins to maintain healthy tissues
- Keep skin clean and dry at all times


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Its also a good idea to avoid accumulation of moisture which is a major reason behind it. So its necessary to keep your body free from moisture by rubbing your body parts with a soft towel.