Many of us have experienced the pain and suffering that accompanies an ankle sprain. It often strikes without warning – whether completing a menial task or during high points of activity. Either way, it’s always a cause for concern, because even though sprains can be healed with proper rest and recovery (depending on the severity of the sprain), ankle sprains are actually much more vulnerable to further injury than you might think. And if your ankle sprain does not heal correctly, it can lead to instability, arthritis and injury recurrence.
The appearance of a foot ulcer is one such indication of an underlying disease, often Diabetes. It can also be linked with peripheral arterial disease, heart attack, stroke, renal disease and poor circulation. Comprehensive foot wound care in Boynton Beach from a podiatrist can improve the health of your feet and is shown to reduce amputation rates by 45-85% in patients.