Maggot Therapy is an accepted practice for the debridement of painful chronic wounds in the United States.
In a recent survey hosted by 3S Consulting Group and featured within the WOC Skin Health Weekly™ e-newsletter, approximately 71% of wound and skin care clinical respondents reported that they have NEVER used Maggot Therapy to treat chronic wounds. In contrast, approximately 29% reported that they have utilized Maggot Therapy to treat chronic wounds.
Of those that have NEVER utilized Maggot Therapy, approximately 84% reported that the treatment is not available within their facility.
Of those that have utilized Maggot Therapy, approximately 87% reported utilization for the debridement of chronic wounds.