Diabetic wounds are caused by open sores or wounds and are typically located at the bottom of the foot. Six percent of those who suffer from diabetic wounds will be hospitalized due to infection or other ulcer-related complications. Once someone develops a diabetic foot wound, there is a great chance of further infection and even amputation if not treated properly.
The Symptoms of Diabetic Wounds
For those who suffer diabetic wounds, they usually lose the ability to feel pain. However signs you can look out for are:
Drainage in your socks
Redness and swelling
At Shady Grove Podiatry, our doctors are highly trained wound specialists, working together with Shady Grove Hospital Wound Care Center, in treating all types of lower extremity wounds. We utilize the latest advancements in wound care to treat and heal venous, diabetic, traumatic wounds.
Contact Shady Grove Podiatry Today
Shady Grove Podiatry ensures that you will be under expert care and will receive quality treatment. Call Shady Grove Podiatry in Gaithersburg, Maryland at 301-948-2995 to set up an appointment.