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Podiatry (Foot Care) & Wound Care

Best Podiatry Hospital in Delhi

The Department has state of art “Foot Clinic” with all modern sophisticated diagnostic facilities to find out foot diseases well in advance and provides exemplary care for foot health and illnesses focused on patient-centric treatment and evidence-based individual therapy. We have a well-trained and educated ‘podiatry team’ lead by a well acclaimed podiatrist who is highly experienced in dealing with all types of foot problems & managing non healing Diabetic foot ulcers. He follows a mufti-disciplinary approach to offer assessment, counseling and management services related to all foot problems including management of chronic diabetic foot ulcer.

The department also has a “Wound Care Centre” for managing acute & chronic non healing wounds of all types like Diabetic foot ulcers, Vascular/ gangrenous ulcers, Neuropathic ulcers, Bed sores, Stoma ulcers etc.

Our specialist is a leader in north India as far as wound care is concerned. He is well acclaimed nationally in wound care, particularly managing Diabetic foot ulcers & Gangrenous ulcers.

Diabetic foot care:
Diabetes often causes damage to different parts of your body, including your feet known as ‘Diabetic Foot’. In severe cases, your doctor may need to cut off (amputate) toes, different parts or whole of your foot, or even an entire leg. After trauma, diabetes is the most common cause of amputation of lower limb.But podiatrists can help people with diabetes keep their feet healthy and possibly prevent amputation.

Different advanced modalities which are used at our most advanced department for treating chronic wounds are

  1. Vacuum Assisted Closure(VAC) /NPWT
  2. Ultrasonic Debridement
  3. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy(HBO2)
  4. Platelet Rich Plasma Gel(PRP Gel)
  5. Skin grafts, Skin substitutes e.g. Integra, Derma Cell

Procedures Performed at Podiatry (Foot Care) & Wound Care

What is Podiatry?

Podiatry or podiatric medicine is a branch of medicine devoted to the study, diagnosis, and medical & surgical treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle, and lower extremity.

What kind of problems does a podiatrist treat?

Podiatrists treat problems with a patient’s foot or lower leg. They can set fractures, write prescriptions, recommend physical therapy, and do surgery as needed. They may assist other doctors in treating a foot related issue.

Podiatrists may also:

  • Diagnose foot problems like foot or leg ulcers, skin, toe and nail diseases, congenital (at-birth) deformities.
  • Treat conditions like corns / calluses, flat feet, heel spurs, shortened tendons, claw toes.
  • Make flexible casts to hold foot and ankle injuries like sprains or fractures steady.
  • Provide preventive foot care to vulnerable patients e.g. Diabetic Foot Care.
  • Refer patients to other specialty when they feel that foot problem is also related with other system of body.

Why should you see a Podiatrist?

Our feet act as shock absorbers for all the things we do every day. You may want to visit a podiatrist if you notice any pain or discomfort in or around your feet and ankles.

Podiatrists typically treat patients of all ages and backgrounds. They often see people who have conditions such as:

  • Leg / foot pains, Burning Feet, Crampy feet, Swollen feet
  • Numbness of feet, slipping or difficulty in wearing of ‘Chappals’
  • Bunions
  • Hammertoes ( crooked toes)
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Sprains
  • Fungus foot / nail Infections
  • Non healing diabetic foot ulcer (DFU)
  • Gangrene(blackening) of foot

A podiatrist may be able to treat issues through:

  • Orthotics /Silicon Implants
  • Dressings /Splints
  • Steroid injections
  • Surgery
  • Exercises etc.