Foot Ulcers can form as a result of injury or in areas subjected to constant pressure. The ball of the foot is the most common site for foot ulcers. Ulcers are generally painful however diabetic patients with sensory loss may not feel the ulcer. These ulcers may become very deep and infect underlying bone. Antibiotics and or hospital is required at this stage to try and prevent amputation. For cases that have not progressed this far our Podiatrists are skilled in dressing wounds and can recommend the appropriate footwear and Shockstop orthotics for good foot support to promote healing.
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