Diabetic /At risk Foot care

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Certain condition can put a person at risk from non- professional foot care. All diabetics should have a yearly evaluation with a Podiatric Physician, Individual, with diabetes, poor circulation, or neuropathy qualifies for regular routine foot care. Other conditions include Peripheral Neuropathy, Peripheral Arterial Disease, and Anticoagulant Therapy also qualifies for routine foot care.

Why is this important?

People with Diabetes, Peripheral Neuropathy, and P.A.D are at high risk of complications if they have any injury or trauma. These complications can result in non-healing wounds which if left untreated, may result in amputation.
Routine foot care evaluations and treatment allows a trained professional to evaluate, manage and treat you while preventing unwanted complications. Podiatric physicians can also help patient obtain shoe and insoles specifically designed to prevent complications due to Diabetes.

Patients who don’t have Diabetes, may also qualify for routine foot care if, they have significant Peripheral Neuropathy, Peripheral Arterial Disease, or are being treated with Anticoagulant medication. These medical conditions can also result in complications related to non-professional care of the feet and legs, so stay ahead of the complications and allow our Physicians to evaluate you today.

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