Wound care

Feet can develop wounds for many reasons.  For example, wounds can stem from injuries, poor circulation, diabetes, blisters, and pressure points. Due to the constant demands on our feet, foot and ankle wounds can struggle to heal, sometimes gradually worsening over time, leading to necrosis of localised or

Different wounds require different dressing, depending on different factors. Some wounds respond better to breathable dressings whereas other require occlusive dressings which provide a barrier to air and water.

Offloading is a vital technique to relieve pressure on the around the area of the wound, improving circulation and the body’s natural ability to heal.  This also helps to keep patients mobile and able to use their feet.