Podiatrists Greer SC

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Gerard F. Rainer, DPM
(864) 288-0048
152 Milestone Way
Greenville, SC
Business
Foothills Foot Care Center
Specialties
Podiatry
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Blue Cross Blue Shield CIGNA Carolina Care PlanAETNA United Health Care Premier HealthKanawa
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: Yes

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: St Francis Eastside Hospital
Residency Training: St Joseph's Hospital Flushing NY
Medical School: NY College of Podiatric Medicine, 1988
Additional Information
Member Organizations: Christian Medical and Dental Association
Languages Spoken: English

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Dr.GERARD RAINER
(864) 288-0048
152 Milestone Way
Greenville, SC
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Gregory N. Bentzel, DPM
(864) 879-3888
105 Mimosa Dr.
Greer, SC
 
Bradley A. Lindstrom, DPM
(864) 281-9171
Foot Clinic of SC, LLC , 211 E. Butler Rd. #A-2
Mauldin, SC
 
Richard C. Zatcoff, DPM
(864) 454-6700
Upstate Podiatry , 114B Hospital Dr.
Simpsonville, SC
 
Dr.Gregory Bentzel
(864) 879-3888
105 Mimosa Drive
Greer, SC
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Dr.CASSANDRA PIKE
(864) 232-3668
11 Mills Avenue
Greenville, SC
Gender
F
Speciality
Podiatrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Anthony LaMont Mathis, DPM
(864) 879-4080
127 Mills Ave.
Greer, SC
 
Subodh K. Choudhary, DPM
(864) 232-3668
Piedmont Podiatry , 11 Mills Ave.
Greenville, SC
 
Richard G. Braun, DPM
(864) 297-5182
(HOME)3 Summerhall Glen Ln.
Simpsonville, SC
 
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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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