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Symptoms of Pressure Sores

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Pressure Sore Symptoms

Bedbound patients will most likely develop pressure sores on their:

  • Knees
  • Ankles
  • Elbows
  • Shoulders
  • Shoulder blades
  • Back of the head
  • Breasts (female patients)
  • Genitals (male patients)
  • The rims of the ears
  • Toes

Patients who use a wheelchair are at a greater risk of developing pressure sores on their:

  • Spine
  • Buttocks
  • Tailbone
  • Shoulder blades
  • Back of the arms
  • Back of the legs

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Claiming For Pressure Sores

No Obligation Help

If you are unsure if you have a claim for your or your loved one’s pressure sores, then call our team for free, no obligation advice on making a claim. They will ask you some simple questions about the level of care you or your loved one received and will be able to tell you if you have a claim or not. Call 24/7 0800 122 3130.