2. The Phases of Wound Healing: Proliferation and Remodeling
This chapter details the events that occur during the proliferation and remodeling phases of wound healing. It describes granulation and epithelialization and what cells and processes are important for each, as well as how wound contraction and scar remodeling result in regaining skin integrity . Understanding these phases helps therapists determine how best to impact granulation, epithelialization, wound contraction, and scar remodeling to enhance wound healing.