Is known as diabetic foot the various complications that can appear on the feet of diabetic patients such as ulcers, infections and / or gangrene of the foot tissues.
Diabetic neuropathy is the main factor of onset of ulcer, with minor trauma and, sometimes, foot deformities. Diabetic foot ulcers frequently become infected and this fact, along with circulatory problems involving reduced blood supply to the tissues, can cause the onset of gangrene. The latter may result in the need for amputations in this patient group.
Treatment with ozone therapy for diabetic foot
Treatment for diabetic foot is topical and General. Topical or local treatment reduces the chances of infection from injuries and improves healing thereof. While systemic or general treatment improves the oxygen supply to the tissues also helping the healing of wounds.
Treatment with ozone therapy aids in healing of lesions and significantly decreases the pain associated therewith. The number of amputations decreased evidently necessary. This is a treatment that carries no risk or side effect. In addition, it is completely painless.
Any person filing a diabetic foot injury with pain and with little tendency to spontaneous healing is a good candidate for treatment by ozone therapy.
Diabetic foot: treatment with ozone therapy reduces the risk of amputations?
Amputation is a real risk when a wound on the foot of a diabetic, thus preventing these injuries is essential. The diabetic patient should effectively control the blood sugar level, have a proper foot hygiene, avoid small traumas that may arise sometimes no shoes and going barefoot, among others.
When an injury occurs, treatment with ozone therapy is aimed at curing the same and thereby avoid a possible amputation or at least try to amputation as small as possible to allow the patient to have a good quality lifetime.