Offloading

Here is a podcast that talks more about off-loading and why it is important if you have a foot wound. If you found this helpful here is some more information on off-loading for you.

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Not just a blister

I had a patient come into the office with a blister on his foot.  It wasn’t just a simple blister as he thought.  As you can see from the picture he has callused skin on the bottom of the foot with a blister underneath the big toe joint.  This is very common in people with…

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Recorded talk to the New England Amputee Association

Recently in Worcester Massachusetts I was able to do a talk to a local group called the New England Amputee Association.  We talked about many concerns of amputees such as: How to avoid a foot wound How to determine if you are at “high risk” for a foot wound Why a foot exam is necessary…

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How high blood sugar can affect wound healing

Here is a great podcast that explains how blood sugar can affect your wound healing. In this audio I go over 3 tips that can help you to reduce your blood sugar and your weight.

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New England Amputee Association

There is a wonderful local group called the New England Amputee Association.  Recently I did a talk for them about preventing foot wounds.  In this podcast we talk about this group and how they can help people deal with amputations when they happen to them. http://www.newenglandamputeeassociation.com Here is another national organization that works with people…

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