CARE FOR PATIENTS WITH LIMB THREATENING
Key to our collaboration, is the ability to share and access specialized information among collaborating colleagues. Various components of our team may be needed in each instance. Routine care includes:
Pressure Reduction - cast-boots; off-loading sandals; custom orthotics
Wound Immobilization Management - simple and advanced dressings depending upon heal ability and other factors
Supervision by Wound Specialists
In addition, following are some of the specialized services our team provides:
PROTECTION MANAGEMENT - For those with sensory loss (Neuropathy) at risk for un-noticed damage to their feet:
Total Contact Cast (TCC) application as well as other special devices.
For difficult (refractory) cases advanced diagnostics can be used via specialized assessment of the force applied to the foot when walking (Peak Plantar Pressure).
BLOOD SUPPLY AUGMENTATION - For those with poor arterial supply (Perfusion limited foot) at risk of amputation in need for augmentation
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