Diabetic Foot Care in Tampa Bay, FL

 
 
Over 29 million Americans live with diabetes, affecting aspects of life from dietary needs to the nervous system. Diabetes is a medical condition managed by your primary care physician, but your podiatrist can help. Dr. Kopelman at The Heel and Foot Pain Center of Tampa Bay understands the effects diabetes can have on your feet, and specializes in their care.

Diabetes decreases blood flow, making your feet more susceptible to conditions and slower to heal. As a member of the health care team, the patient must realize and accept that diabetic foot care is a supremely
 
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important component of the care of the diabetic patient. Among other things, you must work with your healthcare provider to keep blood sugar in a target range, check their feet daily for wounds, be more active, keep feet relatively dry, and wear shoes appropriate for a diabetic patient. Not sure what shoe is best for your diabetic condition? Dr. Kopelman at The Heel and Foot Pain Center of Tampa Bay can help!

Dr. Kopelman has been treating diabetic patients and diabetic wounds for over 20 years, and has also patented his own diabetic offloading shoe. This shoe is more stable and offloads substantially more than other shoes on the market.

The Heel and Foot Pain Center of Tampa Bay makes custom orthotics in-house, to help foot and ankle problems stemming from diabetes.These orthotics are made to perfectly fit your feet and are placed inside your shoe to treat a wide variety of issues.

Call The Heel and Foot Pain Center of Tampa Bay today to set up your appointment. Click here to find the office right for you.