Sprained ankles are such a common injury that should you experience one it is easy to want to dismiss it as “nothing serious” and go on with your regular day-to-day activities, but doing that could cause problems.
Diabetic foot ulcers develop due to poor circulation, numbness and tingling in the feet and nerve damage. Severely dry, cracked skin or minor foot wounds can go unnoticed by diabetics because of reduced sensation in the feet.
What Causes Middle Foot Pain? A pyramid-like combination of bones and muscles form the middle part and arch of your foot.
How do you fix poor circulation in your feet? Diabetic foot care is extremely important for people who suffer from diabetes. Diabetics are prone to developing numerous problems with their feet, including poor circulation.
Many different items can cause pain on the bottom of your feet. They may be directly associated with your foot itself or with your ankle radiating pain into your foot. Foot and ankle injuries are very common.
Is Pain in Feet a Sign of Diabetes? Diabetic neuropathy is nerve damage that you can incur if you have high blood sugar.
A foot sprain or ankle sprain involves tearing of ligaments and other soft tissues inside a joint. Podiatrists diagnose sprains according to a standardized scale.
Over time and with prolonged high blood sugar, people with diabetes can develop serious foot problems. These can include infections, slow wound healing, deformities and loss of the feet or limbs.
Imagine it. You are running or walking around when all of a sudden you make one wrong step and your ankle turns inward.
Diabetes, especially if it is uncontrolled, can cause ulcers to develop on the feet. These ulcers can be extremely painful and if left untreated can cause serious health problems or even result in the need to amputate the foot.
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