Podiatrists Blacksburg VA

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Richard T. Carter, DPM
(540) 953-1183
(HOME)1183OaklandSq.
Blacksburg, VA
 
Marc A. Platt, DPM
(540) 767-0384
Roanoke Orthopaedic Center , 1900 Electric Rd. #1040
Salem, VA
 
John H. Bonk, DPM
(540) 982-2463
V.A.M.C. , 1970 Roanoke Blvd.
Salem, VA
 
John L Clements, DPM
(540) 463-6562
130 Walker St
Lexington, VA
Business
Blue Ridge Podiatry
Specialties
Podiatry

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Zakee Shabazz, Dpm
(571) 732-0533
3620 Joseph Siewick Dr.
Fairfax, VA
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday Closed
Services
Bunion Treatment, Diabetic Shoes, Foot Orthotics, Foot Pain, Podiatric Deformities, Podiatric Disorder Treatment, Podiatric Orthopedics, Podiatric Paralytic Treatment, Podiatric Sports Therapy, Podiatric Surgery, Podiatrists

Benedict A. Profera, DPM
(HOME)1589InnsbrookeDr.
Salem, VA
 
Charles M. Zelen, DPM
(540) 344-3668
1802 Braeburn Dr. #M120
Salem, VA
 
Kate Steklachich, DPM
(540) 808-4343
210 Professional Park #13
Blacksburg, VA
Services
Foot and ankle

Advanced Foot & Ankle Center
(540) 685-0483
11118 S Jefferson St
Roanoke, VA
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Bunion Treatment, Diabetic Shoes, Foot Orthotics, Foot Pain, Podiatric Orthopedics, Podiatric Sports Therapy, Podiatric Surgery, Podiatrists

J Randolph Clements, DPM
(540) 483-7933
Carilion Medical Office Building 380 South Ma
Rocky Mount, VA
Business
Blue Ridge Podiatry Assoc. Ltd
Specialties
Podiatry, Trama,Sports Medicine,Vascular
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Blur Cross,Medicare,Most othe insurances
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: Yes

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Carilion Franklin Mem Hospital
Residency Training: John Peter Smith Hospital Fort Worth Tx
Medical School: Temple University School Of Podiatric Medicine, 2003
Additional Information
Member Organizations: acfas
Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Advice on Diabetic Foot and Toenail Care

Foot skin and toenail problems in patients with diabetes can lead to amputation. Early detection and treatment are always the best prevention techniques. In this review article, doctors from the Long Beach Memorial Medical Center discuss myths and advice related to diabetic foot care.

The first and best advice is to check the skin and toenails of the feet every day. Many people with diabetes also have a loss of normal sensation in the feet. They don't feel small sores, breaks, or changes in the skin. Wearing white socks can also help show any oozing or bleeding from sores or wounds.

Any change should be reported to your doctor or health care provider.
This is important because people with chronic diabetes are more likely to have poor circulation. This is especially true in the feet because they are the farthest away from the heart. Loss of blood supply to a wound can lead to infection.

Poor circulation combined with loss of sensation is a recipe for poor or delayed wound healing. This is all the more reason why early treatment is advised. Even before early intervention, preventing toenail disease and skin wounds are the primary goals.

Amputation is not a sign that the patient or the treatment has failed. Sometimes long-standing problems just can't be treated effectively any other way. If the patient isn't going to heal and will continue to lose function, amputation may be the best approach.

Patients may not have the resources or help they need to avoid s...

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