Foot care is often one of the most overlooked side effects of Diabetes. People with diabetes are prone to having various foot related issues and therefore taking care of your feet is very important to avoid further complications.
Here at Birmingham Podiatry Centre, we can perform diabetic foot assessments and offer ongoing foot care advice. If you want to book a consultation please contact us and our friendly staff will support you.
Many people with Diabetes can end up having problems with their feet and legs. Therefore good treatment is of vital importance to ensure you keep your mobility and live pain-free.
The elevated glucose levels associated with diabetes can impact your circulatory and nervous systems, manifesting in the feet as something called peripheral neuropathy. This is damage to your nerves which desensitises your feet to pain, hot and cold, therefore you won’t notice a cut. Healing is also affected due to poor circulation.
If a cut is left unnoticed, it may lead to:
Our qualified staff will perform the following assessments:
We will also treat cuts or other foot issues once we have checked you.
Maintaining good foot hygiene to avoid potential infections is really important. Wearing appropriate shoes is a big help in keeping your feet in good condition, and never attempt to treat own podiatry issues such as hard skin accumulation yourself.
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Harvi has been professional in every aspect of my footcare advice... Highly recommended.
The Birmingham Podiatry Clinic has allowed me to get my bare foot freedom again.
I always feel comfortable showing Harvi terrible my feet.
Whether you call it Chiropody or Podiatry, at the Birmingham Podiatry Clinic we provide a 5-star service for all clients. Our professional approach is second to none and we always aim to fix your foot problems with a strong focus on aftercare.