Non-healing or severe wounds can lead to serious complications when left untreated, but the experts at MB Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Specialists in Glendale and Palmdale, California, offer simple solutions. Their experienced podiatrists provide comprehensive wound care for your feet and ankles. Call the nearest office to learn more or schedule an appointment online today.
Wound care at MB Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Specialists includes evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of wounds on your feet, toes, or ankles. Providers offer diabetic wound care and treat a variety of different types of wounds to restore your foot and ankle health.
Foot and ankle wounds that you or a family member may experience at some point include:
Wounds commonly appear on the bottom of your feet and can be painful when left untreated. See the experts at MB Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Specialists at the first sign of severe or non-healing wounds.
Foot wounds can happen to anyone, but some factors boost your risk of getting them. Examples include:
Diabetes increases your chance of foot wounds because of the nerve damage it may cause. Numbness that is linked to nerve problems in the feet makes you less likely to feel pain during foot injuries. Properly controlling diabetes greatly reduces your risk of foot wounds.
To diagnose foot wounds and develop an effective treatment, the expert podiatrists at MB Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Specialists discuss your symptoms and medical history. They examine your feet and ankles to look for signs of wounds and other injuries and may recommend blood tests, skin swabs or biopsies, or other diagnostic tests.
Common treatments for foot wounds, depending on the type and severity of wound you have, include:
The MB Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Specialists team may recommend more than one type of wound care treatment to give you the best outcome. They personalize each treatment based on your unique needs and follow up with you to ensure proper wound healing.
Ways to reduce your risk of developing foot wounds include blood sugar control for diabetics, not walking around barefoot, wearing comfortable shoes, and maintaining a healthy body weight. See the experts at MB Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Specialists at the first sign of a problem to reduce your risk of complications.
To learn more about wound care at MB Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Specialists or get treated for foot problems, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.