Diabetic Foot Assessment
The most common cause of foot ulcers are nerve damage, foot deformities, poor blood flow and injury to the foot.
Some simple tests are done to assess the diabetic foot.
DOPPLER STUDY ( Ankle/Brachial Index)
A simple test to assess the status of blood flow to the feet. Ischaemia of the feet increases the risk of infection, slows the healing process and may lead to gangrene and also amputation.