Having diabetes can bring about many lifestyle alterations. If you have diabetes, our expert team of podiatrists at Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center, located in Greater Columbus, can provide an individualized treatment plan to provide the relief you deserve!
With persistent effort and proper wound care, you can minimize diabetic foot complications. Schedule an appointment with us today!
Visiting an orthopedic surgeon doesn’t mean that surgery is necessary. Our orthopedic doctors always prefer to use non-surgical procedures to treat injuries.
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Diabetes is a chronic health condition. It occurs when your body is not able to properly process and use glucose (blood sugar) from the food you consume and turn it into energy. Having high glucose levels for an extended period can lead to serious health problems, including damaging the nerves in your feet and poor circulation.
Diabetic foot care is important because it can help you avoid more serious diabetic-related complications. If diabetic feet are not properly taken care of, you could be at risk of developing the following complications:
Podiatrists are medical professionals who specialize in treating diabetes-related foot problems. If you suspect you have an infection, contact your podiatrist right away!
Diabetic foot care involves the following:
At Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center, we offer a variety of foot care services to help maintain your quality of life. These diabetic foot care services include:
Prevention methods used to reduce diabetes-related foot problems can include:
You should choose Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center to handle your diabetic foot care needs because we offer unmatched care and the most advanced wound care techniques. Our expert team of foot specialists is committed to using the latest advancements in foot and ankle care research to render the highest quality care you need to get back on your feet.
If you are concerned about the condition of your diabetic feet or have a non-healing wound, schedule an appointment with our expert podiatrists at Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center today! We have multiple locations throughout Greater Columbus for your convenience.
Medically reviewed by Sarah M. Abshier, DPM
Board Certified, Fellowship-trained Foot & Ankle Surgeon, Certified Wound Specialist
Board Certified Podiatric Physician, Clinical Podiatrist
Board Certified, Fellowship Trained Foot & Ankle Surgeon
Clinical Podiatrist, Certified Wound Specialist