Nutrition is fundamental to recovery following a burn or sustaining a wound.
Demand for nutrition by the body is high and key nutrients like protein, copper, selenium and zinc are needed to aid the repair process.
It can be difficult to manage getting the nutrition right, so dietetic support is key to ensuring wounds heal, your strength recovers and you have the energy to go on the rehabilitation journey.
Nutrition is key to recovery after critical illness to provide energy to achieve your rehab goals and live as independently as possible.
Getting the nutritional balance right is vital in burns recovery to help wounds & graft sites heal and long-term healthy. Tig is a leading expert in the UK for Burn nutrition care.
Nutrition can be an integral part of helping to fuel you mentally and physically for the challenges of living with an amputation
The link between nutrition and the health of our skin is clear from the serious skin problems that are seen with many nutrient deficiencies. Diet is a fundamental part of achieving healthy skin.
The presence of a wound increases a person’s need for energy, protein, fluid and other nutrients, including specific vitamins & minerals. Ensuring the right provision of each optimise your wound healing and scar outcomes.
Nutrition plays an important role in preserving skin integrity & supporting the necessary processes for pressure ulcer (bed sores) healing.
Necrotising Fasciitis is a serious infection of the skin which can put demands on the body requiring an increase in nutrients to help with wound healing and rehabilitaion.