[Therapeutic uses of ortho-podiatry in the diabetic foot].


The neuropathic diabetic foot ulcers are a major public health problem given by different situations: the chronic nature of the injury, a low response to treatment, relapse rates, etc. Therefore pose a serious personal, family health and social, with a significant expenditure of human and material resources. Treatment requires a multidisciplinary team which integrates a podiatrist as part of it. He will address especially the pre-ulcers, and have a singular care in diabetic foot by treatment with orthosis. Since your question can be seen changes in the feet of diabetic patients could be treated on an outpatient basis.

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@article{Herranz2011TherapeuticUO, title={[Therapeutic uses of ortho-podiatry in the diabetic foot].}, author={Marta L{\'o}pez Herranz and Pedro Bas Caro and David Carabantes Alarc{\'o}n and Jos{\'e} Manuel Pad{\'i}n Galea}, journal={Revista de enfermería}, year={2011}, volume={34 10}, pages={30-9} }