Diabetic Foot Care
Diabetes affects all body systems. In the feet, it can limit your bloodflow, decrease your nerve sensation and cause delayed healing to cuts and blisters- resulting in foot wounds. Commonly, patients end up with these wounds as a result of attempting to trim their own nails and calluses.
Prevention is the best method of treatment!
Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Wound Care
Diabetes makes you especially susceptible to foot wounds that have delayed healing. These wounds, known as ulcers, can be dangerous and lead to significant infections and possible amputations if allowed to persist too long!
We offer advanced wound care options to keep you on your feet.
Whether you have been recently diagnosed or are just struggling to keep your blood sugars where you want them, it is important to understand that knowledge is power. Whether you are looking for recipes or information about your diabetes, our blog page offers valuable resources and articles for everyone!
Now Offering Advanced Tissue Therapies
Dr. Neitzel and Peninsula Podiatry is the premier office on the peninsulas for foot wounds, using a proprietary technology which increases healing, modulates inflammation, and reduces scar tissue formation: