WOUND CARE

Wounds and ulcers that will not heal can lead to serious complications. Getting proper treatment from an experienced Podiatrist to provide you with the best possible solutions.

Non-Healing Wounds

Many people who get some sort of wound or abrasion, sometimes take longer than expected to heal or are not responding to home remedies. Also, diseases such as diabetes can impede the body’s immune system and its ability to heal wounds effectively. A non-healing wound or ulcer can lead to serious health risks, along with debilitating foot pain, and even lead to amputations.

Fortunately, podiatrists are able to care for these types of wounds and are current on the most up-to-date treatment modalities. OC Advanced Foot Care has experience in managing and treating a variety of wounds and ulcers, specifically those found on the feet and ankles.

Types of Wounds and Ulcers

If you have a wound or ulcer that worsens over time or seems slow to heal, it is important to visit Dr. Recalde for a complete evaluation as soon as you notice it. There are many varieties of non-healing wounds and ulcers, each requiring careful and sometimes, specific treatments. Some of the wounds and ulcers we care for include:

· Infected Wounds

· Diabetic Wounds and Ulcers

· Arterial or Pressure Ulcers

DID YOU KNOW?

Your Podiatrist is an important part of the diabetic health-care team and can assist in the prevention of diabetic ulceration and amputation.

 

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