Diabetes Assessments are performed to detect any issues that could put suffers of diabetes at risk. Simple foot problems like those below can your feet at risk of complications such as ulceration and amputation.
- Cracked Heels
- Ingrown Toenails
If you have diabetes it is important be assessed by a podiatrist.
We use a non-invasive diagnostic method for in-depth examination and assessment called Gait analysis.
In the assessment we will look at:
- blood circulation
- nerve function
- skin condition
- bone and joint function
It is essential for these assessments to be performed annually to check for any deterioration in these areas.
Podiatry is vital in the management of diabetic foot health & prevention of complications.