Most C ommon
It is important to note that bed sores do not always result from
being in bed as the name would imply .
S ome of the most severe bed sores
can also result from sitting for a prolonged period of time. T hus,
t he location of the bed sores can depend upon the position of
the patient. For individuals who are bed-bound, the sores are most
likely to form on or around the heels, the hip-bone, and the lower
back or tailbone. Pressure ulcers may also develop in a variety of
other areas, including the spine, ankles, knees shoulders, and head,
depending upon the position of the patient.
Bed Sores and