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Tag Archives: foot pain

Wound Case – Surgical Wound

Primary Diagnosis:  Post-Surgical Toe Wound with exposed hardware – 2 ½ months duration Wound Type:  Surgical Wound Wound Location: RT Great Toe Prior History: Patient presents with a past medical history that is significant for Pulmonary Embolisms, Fibromyalgia, MRSA infections, Bone Infection of the Vertebra and Colostomy. Patient is at high risk for infection due to exposed hardware…
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Wound Case – Post Surgical Wound (Non-Healing)

Subject:  69 Year Old - Male Primary Diagnosis:  Type II Diabetes Mellitus, History of Osteomyelitis, Neuropathy, Amputations Wound Type:  Post Surgical Wound (Non-Healing) Wound Location:  Left Foot- Plantar Prior History:  Patient reports history of non-healing LT Foot wound over the last 3 yrs.  Recently, has experienced difficulty with healing left foot plantar wound following a…
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Skin Cancer and My Feet, What do I need to Know

May was skin cancer awareness month. After seeing the campaign all month, I noticed that there was one part of the body that was left out of the discussion. Most of the information was focused on the sun exposed areas of body which are highly susceptible to skin cancer. This is because 90% of non-melanoma…
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Ankle Sprain, Common Injury That Can Cause a Life Time of Pain

Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries that we experience in our daily lives. It is estimated that more than 60% of us experience a significant ankle sprain at some point in our lives. These sprains can lead to significant chronic ankle pain and ankle instability if proper care is not delivered. The…
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