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Podiatric Foot Care

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Our Services Include:

Podiatrists are professionally trained to treat many conditions relating to foot and ankle pain. Some common disorders we treat include:

 

Wound Care

Risk Factors

There are many factors that lead to the development of non-healing wounds, including:

  • Decreased blood flow to the legs and feet
  • Diabetes
  • Immobility
  • Incontinence
  • Neuropathy (burning, tingling or lack of sensation in the feet)
  • Poor nutrition
  • Smoking
  • Signs & Symptoms

    Common signs and symptoms that may accompany chronic, non-healing wounds and indicate that you may need our specialized services are:

  • Excessive swelling that accompanies an open wound
  • Non-healing wounds (more than several weeks)
  • Excessive Wound Pain
  • Excessive Drainage
  • Pain or redness around the wound site Pain with walking or numbness and tingling in the feet
  • Temperature or color change in the feet
  • Conditions That May Require Treatment

  • Any wound that fails to improve
  • Draining Ulcers
  • Diabetic foot ulcers
  • Lower leg ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Bone Infection
  • Post-operative infections
  • Radiation Skin Wounds
  • Slow or non-healing surgical wounds
  • Skin tears or lacerations
  • Infected Wounds
  • Compression Therapy

    Compression is used to treat leg and foot ulcers that result from conditions such as venous insufficiency and stasis.

    Debridement

    Debridement is performed in order to remove non-living tissue and promote wound healing. NPWT (negative pressure wound therapy) N PWT is a system that uses controlled negative pressure to help wounds to heal.

    Skin Substitutes

    Skin substitutes are used to help the wounds close and serve as a replacement for skin grafting.