Clean margins of bone

Information about clean margins from foot wound. Check out this episode!

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Clean margin after bone infection

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  Here is an example of a patient that needed the 2nd toe amputated.  Afterward this patient developed a bone infection called “osteomylitis” in the bone and more of the bone was removed.  When taking that portion of the bone another sliver of bone is taken called a “clean margin.”  This is a portion of…

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Charcot foot with a callus

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In this picture you can see one of my patients who has Charcot foot and this is a condition where the bones actually break down in your foot and they remodel and reform with a reverse arch. As you can see, the bottom of the foot is kind of like a rocker bottom. Because of…

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Early signs of Charcot

If you have never heard of Charcot, it is a condition that can happen with people with diabetes and neuropathy over a number of years. It really does not need to be a number of years with diabetes, it depends on how well it is controlled or not. If you have very poorly controlled diabetes…

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Healed wound – What is life like after the wound is healed?

   Here is a patient that had a wound under the outside of the foot.  It was there for many months and really what helped it to heal was staying off the foot with crutches and a off-loading boot.  However, once the wound is healed what is life like.  This patient’s life changed a little.…

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PAD – poor blood flow and wound healing

Here is a explanation of PAD (peripheral arterial disease) also know as poor blood flow and how this can affect wound healing.  If you found this helpful and would like to learn more get a free 10 week course on wound healing at www.healmyfootwoundfast.com. Check out this episode

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Leg wound – What is the best treatment

Here is an example of a leg wound or ulcer.  This has been open for a number of months and is bleeding at the time of treatment.  This is not infected even though there is some redness around the wound.  As you can see the patient has some brown coloration of the skin around the…

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Charcot Foot

Here is an explanation of the causes of Charcot Foot one of the leading causes of wounds on the foot.  As well we cover some of the treatment options.  If you found this helpful get a free 10 week course on wound healing at www.healmyfootwoundfast.com. Check out this episode

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Diabetic shoes and wound healing

Here is an explanation about how diabetic shoes can be used after a foot wound is healed.  If you have found this helpful download a free 10 week course on wound healing at www.healmyfootwoundfast.com. Check out this episode

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Foot infection with bone infection

     Here is an example of a patient that had an infection in the left foot in the great toe joint.  This infection went down to the bone and a portion of the bone was removed to help heal the wound and remove the bad bone.  Since that time the patient is dealing with…

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