Medical Minute: Unna Boots

We visited with Dr. Diane St. Onge, a DNP and Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse at our Worcester Medical Center site, to talk about Unna Boots. Watch her video below to learn more!

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Medical Minute: Unna Boots

About Diane St. Onge, DNP

A graduate of Assumption College and the UMass Graduate School of Nursing, Diane St. Onge has been helping patients for over 35 years. Diane decided to become a Nurse Practitioner because she felt there was a need for advanced practitioners like her to provide personal, individualized care. Diane completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree in 2014. She is also a certified wound and ostomy nurse (CWON) and enjoys the challenege of caring...

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  1. Posted by richard b rebell

    I am a new Reliant patient. I go to my local wound care 2 times a week currently. Sometimes I do not go for a while , but always have to come back. I am interested in finding a new wound care clinic , not happy with my current one. I wish to know if any locations offer this service.

    February 14, 2020 5:13 pm Reply
    • Posted by Reliant Medical Group

      Hi Richard. We have a wound care specialist, Diane St. Onge at our Worcester Medical Center location at Saint Vincent Hospital. Contact her office to make an appointment: (508) 368-3190

      February 17, 2020 9:32 am Reply
  2. Posted by Barbara Avery

    Hi Diane

    do you have any advice for an 82 year old gentlemen who has swollen legs. He wears compression stockings every day and now has wraps for his legs that fit over cotton stockings and I pull them tight. He prefers the compression stockings because the wraps are cumbersome, but I think they work really well.

    thank you….t)

    March 4, 2019 12:56 pm Reply
    • Posted by Reliant Medical Group

      Hi Barbara. The wraps which are probably farrows or Juzos wraps are adjustable are fine, the compression stockings are ok too. Whatever is comfortable. You should elevate as much as possible, moisturize legs a few times a week, and that is about it. If your legs start to weep or ulcerate, you will need unna boots. Stockings or wraps are removed at night and moisturizer should be applied at night. Thanks DSO

      March 5, 2019 1:14 pm Reply

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