How do you take care of a diabetic foot?
Foot care is a very important part of diabetic treatment. At Ankle N Foot, we want to be able to provide an on-going plan facilitate the care of your feet.
Ulcers and sores.
You may be more prone to open wounds; routine foot checks are crucial to catching ulcers and sores early.
Corns, cracks, and calluses.
Individuals suffering from diabetes will often experience dry feet and/or trouble with corns and calluses. Over-the-counter products may worsen the condition. Having a professional foot care provider can help avoiding such problems.
Our doctors can inform you of everyday activities that may be implicative of nerve damage.
It’s important to see a foot specialist regularly, even when your feet aren’t bothering you.
Podiatrists can often be the first to notice diabetes-related foot problems; sometimes these issues aren’t as simple as looking at your feet.