Peripheral neuropathy, a form of arterial insufficiency is responsible for the increased risk of foot problems in people with diabetes, most common is ulcer and amputation in adults.Book Appointment
- Intermittent claudication
- Pain at rest
- Numbness in the extremities
- Weakness of the calf muscle
- Coldness in the legs or feet
- Burning sensation
- Pressure on the skin and tissues
- Friction Burns
- Overstressed injuries
- Diabetes (Neuropathy)
- How to check
- Regular self examination of feet is recommended,
- Check for redness or visible tissue injury or scar.
Diabetic Feet treatment
Diabetic Foot care at home :
- The diabetics are more prone to get infections due to poor blood circulation and because of neuropathy you might not feel the pain.so 1-check your feet every night before going to bed.
- Keep a small mirror under you bed to keep a look at the sole of your feet and look for any cut, wound, blister, corn or any sign of infection especially between the toes.
- To avoid cracks in the skin ensure that the skin is always moisturised and soft, don’t moisturise between the toes.
- Never walk barefoot check inside shoes for any pebble sharp edge object.
- Never cut corns or dead skin yourself visit your doctor for any cut wound, corn or any other foot complication.
- Don’t warm feet with hot water bottle or heater. And don’t wear footwear with tie grip pattern.