Patient Education

Our team of specialists and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.
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October Articles 2013
... Footwear is very important, and shoes that require a break-in period, have pointed toes, or are tight in the toe area should be avoided since they can lead to problems such as foot ulcers...

Diabetic Foot Ulcers Finding New Ways to Be Treated Thanks to Research
...Ulcers are the result of breaches in the skin that do not heal...

August Articles 2014
...It is also important for diabetics to be on the lookout for ulcers...

Foot Care is Crucial for Diabetics
...Many seem to overlook, however, the fact that diabetes is a major cause of amputations and that more interest should be shown in the need to ensure that ulcers and injuries do not worsen and become gangrenous...

Orthotics are Crucial for Basketball Players
...They can even be used to help patients suffering from diabetes by treating foot ulcers and painful calluses, and are usually molded to your feet individually, which allows them to provide full support and comfort...

September Articles 2015
...It is also important for diabetics to be on the lookout for ulcers...

Five Benefits of Ankle Foot Orthotics
...They can even be used to help patients suffering from diabetes by treating foot ulcers and painful calluses, and are usually molded to your feet individually, which allows them to provide full support and comfort...

December Articles 2015
...It is also important for diabetics to be on the lookout for ulcers...

January Articles 2016
... Some of the most common foot problems seniors are susceptible to include foot ulcers, ingrown toenails, fallen arches, and fungal nails...

February Articles 2016
...It is also important for diabetics to be on the lookout for ulcers...

Why Maintaining Your Diabetic Feet is Important
...Feet should be inspected daily for foot ulcers, and visit your podiatrist often to check circulation in your feet...

May Articles 2016
...It is also important for diabetics to be on the lookout for ulcers...

Know the Symptoms of Diabetic Foot Ulcers
...” Diabetic foot ulcers, injuries to the feet, can lead to infection if not treated properly...

October Articles 2016
...It is also important for diabetics to be on the lookout for ulcers...

December Articles 2016
...It is also important for diabetics to be on the lookout for ulcers...

The Benefits of Custom Made Orthotics
... Diabetic foot care—Custom orthotics combined with a special shoe are very beneficial for diabetic patients since they can be molded for specific foot issues like foot ulcers, calluses, and corns...

Essential Foot Care for Those With Diabetes
... Taken together, these two conditions mean that even a minor scrape, cut, or bruise can quickly become infected, possibly leading to ulcers, damage, and possible amputation of a toe, foot or lower leg...

What is Charcot Foot?
... Custom footwear and orthotics—When your podiatrist indicates that you are ready to start putting weight on your feet again, you will need to wear specially made shoes with stabilizing braces and inserts to decrease the occurrence of cuts and ulcers and prevent the problem from happening again...

Educational Videos
BONE/JOINT/TENDON Ankle Sprains Bone Spurs Flat Foot Gout Hammertoes Metatarsalgia Neuroma Stress Fractures Tailor’s Bunion   NAILS & SKIN Athlete’s Foot Plantar Warts Wounds and Ulcers   DIABETIC HEALTH Diabetic Shoes and Your Foot Health Peripheral Arterial Disease   ORTHOTICS AND FOOTWEAR Kinesio Taping Orthotics   SPECIALITY SERVICES & SURGERIES Laser Treatment for Pain Management   WOMEN/CHILDREN/SENIORS & EXERCISE Children’s Feet Overuse Walking Women’s Feet  

Foot Numbness from Diabetes
...Your foot care specialist will also perform a thorough examination to look for potential diabetes-related complications such as ingrown toenails and foot ulcers...

Custom Orthotics Have Many Benefits
... ●      Treatment of diabetic foot problems—The combination of specially designed footwear with custom orthotic inserts can prevent diabetic foot ulcers and other injuries that may lead to infection and eventual amputation...

What Is a Podiatrist?
... Diagnose and treat tumors, ulcers, fractures, skin and nail diseases, and deformities...

Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention
... Diabetes-related Foot and Leg Problems Infections and ulcers (sores) that don’t heal...

Charcot Foot
... Shoes with special inserts may be needed after the bones have healed to enable the patient to return to daily activities—as well as help prevent recurrence of Charcot foot, development of ulcers, and possibly amputation...

Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention
... Diabetes-related Foot and Leg Problems Infections and ulcers (sores) that don’t heal...

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
... The loss of sensation and other problems associated with nerve damage make a patient prone to developing skin ulcers (open sores) that can become infected and may not heal...

Diabetic Shoes
...The shoes decrease the chance of foot sores (ulcers) which can be caused by friction and pressure...

P.A.D. (Peripheral Arterial Disease)
..., ulcers can develop over foot deformities and may never heal...

Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.)
..., ulcers can develop over foot deformities and may never heal...

Peripheral Neuropathy: Diabetic
... The loss of sensation and other problems associated with nerve damage make a patient prone to developing skin ulcers (open sores) that can become infected and may not heal...

Ulcers/Wounds
Ulcers, which are open sores in the skin, occur when the outer layers of the skin are injured and the deeper tissues become exposed...

Varicose Veins
...The skin may become discolored due to leakage of blood into the surrounding tissues, and ulcers may form on the skin...

Wounds/Ulcers
Ulcers, which are open sores in the skin, occur when the outer layers of the skin are injured and the deeper tissues become exposed...