Individuals who usually have diabetes have decreased ability to feel pain. They would never know if they have cuts until they actually see it. This condition is referred to as peripheral neuropathy. In this condition, nerves in the extremities become damaged and they lose their function, which results to inability to sense pain. This is the very reason why diabetic wound care Boynton Beach is really necessary for patients with Diabetes Mellitus.
Caring for diabetic foot includes thorough and careful assessment of the foot, ankle and other lower leg structures. When foot doctors at Mattison Podiatry Group would see that there are wounds or even just very small cuts, they will do wound dressing as soon as possible and other procedures that are necessary. This is one way of preventing infection and further damage since wounds in diabetic patients are more difficult to manage.