When do I almost have a wound?

Here is an example of a patient that had a painful callus that he didn’t have just a week ago. He arrived in the office I trimmed off the callus and saw the beginning of a ulcer. What to do now? Solution: I recommend cutting a circle in his diabetic insole and be will use a…

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Interview with patient with foot wound for 6 years

Here is an interesting interview with a patient who had a foot wound for over 6 years.  We have been working together for 3 years but is has been a long process as you will hear in this interview.

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How to debride a foot wound

Here is a video example of how to debride a foot wound with a tissue nippers.  This is the best way to help assist a foot wound heal faster when combined with off-loading.  If you want to learn how a wound is debrided watch the movie.

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10 Common Questions About Wounds – The Next 5

Here is the second part of the 10 most common questions I get about foot wounds in the office.  We will look at how to determine if you have a foot infection, why you need to stay off your foot and other items.

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Wound to the front of the foot

Off-loading wound to the front of the foot Here is an interesting example of a patient of mine with a foot wound to the front of the foot.  This shows a video of how it was treating including the different types of surgery needed. The key here is off-loading that is sometimes needed via surgery.

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Snow blowing can slow down wound healing

Snow blowing can slow down wound healing I had a patient come in today who I have been treating his foot wound for a number of months.  This is the 2nd wound he had but he has a hard time staying off his foot.  I have put him into a off-loading boot but he keeps…

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Episode 1 – 5 Most Common Questions About Foot Wounds

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Here is the first episode of the wound healing podcast. Please comment below. To your health, Dr. Donald Pelto

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