Podiatrists Somerville MA

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Dr.Philip Basile
(617) 632-8514
185 Pilgrim Road
Boston, MA
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.8, out of 5 based on 11, reviews.

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Dr.Ronald Etskovitz
(617) 232-1752
1244 Boylston St # 101
Chestnut Hill, MA
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.3, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Dr.Brian Zinsmeister
(781) 862-3953
76 Bedford Street
Lexington, MA
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.MATTHEW CAPOZZI
(978) 531-9969
Lahey Clinic, One Essex Center Drive
Peabody, MA
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.2, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Dr.Brian Wascavage
(508) 879-0811
909 Sumner Street
Stoughton, MA
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.6, out of 5 based on 12, reviews.

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Dr.KENNETH LEAVITT
125 Parker Hill Avenue
Boston, MA
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.JONATHAN KAPLAN
(617) 964-5830
963 Watertown Street
West Newton, MA
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.Mark Sanphy
(781) 596-0703
98 Nahant Street
Lynn, MA
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Dr.Rodney Gallo
(978) 635-0229
179 Great Road #206
Acton, MA
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.2, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Harry P. Schneider, DPM
(617) 665-3570
Health Alliance , 1493 St.
Cambridge, MA
 
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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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