A debilitating condition, the effects of diabetes are far-reaching and may lead to many foot problems or serious complications.
Common diabetes-related foot conditions include neuropathy, skin changes, calluses, foot ulcers, poor circulation, and amputation.
If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, it may be time to visit with a foot specialist.
- Pain, tingling, or numbness in the toes, feet, or legs
- Development of bunions, corns, calluses, or ingrown toenails
- Excessive dryness of the skin, leading to cracking or infection
Patients battling diabetes are encouraged to participate in annual foot examinations with a foot doctor specializing in diatbetes-related foot conditions.
At Comprehensive Orthopaedic Global, we understand that foot pain related to diabetes can have a significant impact on your daily life, and we will work with you to develop a treatment plan specific to your needs. Our foot experts know that proper diagnosis is paramount in determining the most effective treatment plan for your individual condition.
To consult with a diabetic foot care doctor at Comprehensive Orthopaedic Global, please request an appointment online or call (340) 779-2663.
Why Choose Comprehensive Orthopaedic Global?
At Comprehensive Orthopaedic Global, Dr. Gail Rucker has completed additional training specifically in the diabetes-related foot injuries and conditions. With this advanced training, she has the training, experience, and expertise to assess, diagnose, and treat your foot injury or condition individually to your needs. Our diabetic foot care doctor works closely with our therapists of COG Restore to ensure that your transition to rehab and your recovery period is seamless.
To consult with our diabetic care foot doctor, please request an appointment online or call (340) 779-2663.