Diabetes is a challenge to live through. Of course, that goes without saying. Keeping sugar levels properly regulated every single day is such a hassle. Diabetic foot ulcers are one of the many common ailments that develop as a byproduct of this condition. These ulcers make every step feel like a test of fortitude. Get them under control by visiting Central Florida Foot and Ankle Center and meet with our Winter Haven foot specialist.
In case you didn’t know, diabetic wounds are divided into three categories: ischemic, neuropathic, and neuroischemic. Wrongly identifying any of these is dangerous because it can result in the wound not being properly treated, which can result in long-term issues…or amputation—in a worst case scenario.The following are some basic steps to doing away with these troublesome ulcers: tissue debridement (removal of necrotic tissue from a wound to reduce pressure, stimulate healing, and allows the inspection of underlying tissue); infection control (administering of topical antibiotics for any signs of infection—even the mild one ones); moisture balance (placement of proper wound dressing for a balanced moisture environment); underlying factors (uses holistic treatment to identifying other underlying risk factors that contribute to these wounds developing. Don’t let diabetic ulcers cripple you. Fight against them… All you have to do is this: contacting a professional with the skill, experience, and tools to properly treat it. We have several such individuals at Central Florida Foot and Ankle Center. Speak with our Winter Haven foot specialist soon.
Sound good? Our patients certainly think so. Now all you have to do is really quite simple. Contact Central Florida Foot and Ankle Center via phone or e-mail—whatever is most comfortable for you. Then schedule an appointment. Simple. Easy. After that? Only a hop and a skip away from our Winter Haven foot specialist. So don’t waste any more time and get on it.