If you have diabetes you probably have heard that you should periodically visit a podiatrist to make sure that your feet are doing well, and have no open sores or infection. Also, it is important to check your feet every day to make sure that there are no developing problems that you may not be able to feel, due to decreased sensitivity in your feet. When you need diabetic foot care in Phoenix, a great place to visit is our practice, Desert Foot Surgeons.
When you need diabetic foot care in Phoenix, our doctor, Dr. Stephen Geller, is a wonderful doctor to see. He is a highly-trained and expert podiatrist who will make sure that your feet are well taken care of, and that you need not have any concerns regarding your foot health. Diabetic patients are more likely to get foot care complications. In order to keep foot problems to a minimum, or possibly even avoid them altogether, we recommend that you work hard to keep your sugar levels under control. However, if you have diabetes it is important that you visit us at the earliest sign of any foot infection, to have the affected area quickly treated. Unfortunately, if you have diabetes you need to be very vigilant about your foot care, because an untreated foot infection can quickly get out of control.
Diabetic foot care in Phoenix can be easily attained at our foot care practice. You will enjoy working with Dr. Geller, who treats his patients in a welcoming and stress-free environment. Problems that feet of diabetic patients may develop are: impairment of the nerves causing your feet to lose feeling; impaired blood flow to the feet; and an increased risk of life-threatening infection in the feet. Diabetic foot problems can be open sores that don’t want to heal, or even Charcot foot – a condition where the foot shape becomes warped as bones disintegrate. Diabetic foot care that prevents and detects injury is of utmost important for diabetic patients, as many foot problems can be easily prevented with timely and appropriate care. Dr. Geller wants to be your partner in diabetic foot care – and ensure that your feet stay healthy for a lifetime. If you would like to see Dr. Geller to be sure that your feet are and stay healthy, contact our office today for an appointment. At Desert Foot Surgeons we look forward to welcoming you into our foot care practice family.