Healthy, Beautiful Feet Through Podiatry and Natural Healthcare

Importance of Podiatrists in Diabetic Foot Care

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Taking care of your feet is especially important if you are suffering from diabetes. As the feet form the extremities of the body, they are the first to encounter circulation problems when diabetes is mismanaged or when complications arise. When feet aren’t taken care of properly in a diabetic patient, wounds can result. Due to circulatory problems in diabetes, these wounds can take longer to heal and get infected. This is why it is essential that diabetics regularly visit podiatrists.…

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What You and Your Podiatrist Can Do to Prevent Diabetic Foot Ulcers

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Foot ulcers on people with diabetes are the most common cause for foot amputation. Although common, foot ulcers should never be left untreated, as the consequences could become severe. To avoid getting a foot ulcer, and thus make sure you won’t have to become a subject of amputation, there are precautions you can take. Examine your feet The easiest, and most important, thing you can do to avoid foot ulcers is to carefully examine your own feet every day.…

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Orthotic Inserts for Morton's Neuroma

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Do you have tingling and pain in the ball of your foot? You may have a Morton’s neuroma, a common swelling of a nerve in your foot which affects a range of people from tennis players to high heel lovers. Morton’s neuroma occurs when a nerve in your foot becomes thickened and scarred as a result of chronic pressure. This nerve is known as the digital nerve and runs between the metatarsals or forefoot bones.…

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