Classifying friction blisters by stage of evolution allows for specific therapeutic intervention. "Hot spots" herald the impending formation of a fluid-filled, Stage-II blister. Aspiration of the blister is essential in order to reduce discomfort, promote healing, and protect the site from infection.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Athletic Therapy Today|
|Publication status||Published - May 2004|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
- Health Professions(all)