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Podiatry and Amputation In the case of infected wounds, amputation may be necessary to prevent the spread of infection or gangrene. In a procedure known as podiatry, a doctor will remove toes, feet or parts of the lower leg. Podiatrists specialize in foot and ankle care and surgery. During such a procedure, anesthesia is administered […]

Pressure Ulcers

Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bedsores and pressure injuries, are areas of tenderness and discoloration on the skin caused by staying in one position for too long. They most commonly occur over bony prominences such as the elbows, heels, hips, shoulders and lower back. Pressure ulcers result from a combination of factors like friction, […]

Open Wounds

An open wound is a physical injury that involves the skin being cut, torn, or punctured. They can be caused by accidents, surgeries, illnesses, or infections. An infected wound is one that has been exposed to bacteria or other microorganisms and become inflamed, swollen and/or painful.Treating Open Wounds and Preventing Infection It is important to […]

Ingrown ToenaiI

An ingrown toenail is a condition that occurs when the edges of your toenail grow into the skin surrounding it. This can cause pain, redness and swelling in the affected area. Infection may also occur if bacteria enter an open wound caused by an ingrown toenail. Ingrown toenails are often caused by improper nail trimming […]

Infected Wounds

can be extremely painful and lead to a range of other medical problems. It is important to take the necessary steps to diagnose, treat, and prevent infected wounds. When diagnosing an infected wound, it is essential to look for signs such as redness, swelling, warmth, and pain. In some cases, there may also be a […]

Diabetic Foot Care

Good foot care is especially important for people with diabetes. People with diabetes are more likely to have poor circulation, nerve damage and other conditions that can put them at risk of serious foot problems. Taking good care of your feet can help prevent many problems from happening. Diabetic foot care includes: • Giving yourself […]

Arterial ulcers

Arterial ulcers are a type of wound caused by a lack of oxygen-rich blood reaching the tissues due to blocked or narrowed arteries. They commonly occur in people with peripheral artery disease (PAD), which is caused by plaque buildup in the arteries that supply the limbs, such as the legs and feet. Arterial ulcers can […]