Having diabetes is a serious concern. Not only does diabetes come with its own symptoms and health concerns, but it can also put individuals at greater risk of developing additional issues. Diabetes affects the extremities the most, which means that feet and foot health are particularly affected. For comprehensive Tucker diabetic foot care, our experts here at Active Ankle & Foot can help make sure that you get the treatment you need to keep your feet healthy and your diabetes in check.
Here at Active Ankle & Foot, Dr. Ingie El-Khashab provides a full range of clinical podiatry care, including the treatment of foot and ankle conditions such as ingrown toenail removal, nail fungus treatment , bunions, hammertoes, sports injuries, sprains, strains and heel pain as well as comprehensive diabetic foot care, wound care and all types of foot and ankle surgeries. When it comes to diabetic foot care, Dr. El-Khashab can help individuals monitor conditions like cracked feet and numb extremities so they do not become worse or infected. Diabetes is a serious blood disorder than can make infections far more likely, and when they occur they can be more severe than usual. This is why issues like cracked heels and feet are a huge concern for people who have diabetes. Diabetes can generally put you at a greater risk for calluses, corns, bunions, blisters, and ulcers. Plus,high blood sugar can make these minor injuries gateways to potentially disabling infections. To prevent severe issues like amputation or gangrene, caring for your feet on a daily basis and getting the Tucker diabetic foot care that you need regularly is essential.
Our offices are open Monday through Friday, and you can find our offices located at 1462 Montreal Road West in Suite 316 right here in Tucker GA. If you find yourself in need of Tucker diabetic foot care, call us here at Active Ankle & Foot to make your appointment with Dr. El-Khashab today.