Wound Care and Limb Salvage Center in Riverside
Riverside is a city located in Riverside County, California. It is the county seat and considered a part of the Inland Empire and is the most populous city located in Riverside County. Located approximately 50 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles, it is also considered part of the Greater Los Angeles area. Riverside has a population of 314,998
Diagnosis, Treatment and Limb Salvage Center in Riverside
At Corona Foot and Ankle Group, we understand how complex the healing process is and specialize in wound healing. We utilize the latest effective techniques available for the treatment of problem wounds, in addition to reinforcing the body’s natural healing process.
Our goal is to address the correct cause of the wound. We help with chronic, repetitive or difficult open wounds by offering comprehensive exams to address the true cause of the wound, rather than simply masking symptoms. Our patient evaluations focus on four key viewpoints: dermatologic, vascular, neurologic and orthopedic. This integrated method enables us to treat each wound completely and thoroughly.
Large, serious, difficult wounds? Afraid of having to take severe measures like amputation? Dr. Amin D.P.M. DABMSP may be able to help by using cutting-edge methodology for preventing limb amputation.
“Regardless of size, every wound needs attention. Even the smallest ones may be a sign of a deeper issue” Dr. Amin
Alarming Statistics of Diabetic Serious Wounds
Wound symptoms should never be ignored and should always be examined by a medical professional. According to the American Diabetes Association, comprehensive foot care programs can reduce amputation rates by 45% to 85%. More than 60% of non-traumatic amputations occur in persons with diabetes. The existence of diabetic foot ulcers is associated with other diseases such as heart attack, renal disease, peripheral arterial disease, stroke,and amputation. The diabetic foot ulcer must be taken seriously as it is often a sign of a far more serious underlying condition.
Riverside Wound Prevention
The best way to treat DFUs is to simply prevent their development. There are a number of ways to reduce risk factors and Corona Foot and Ankle Riverside is here to help design an individualized prevention plan for you. These plans include a combination of lifestyle changes, thorough inspections, and knowledge such as information on appropriate footwear.
Risks of Not Treating
Wounds or ulcers that do not heal are the most common cause of amputation among diabetics. The cause of this is reduced blood flow to the feet of with diabetes that increase the risk of developing a wound or sore. If a person has neuropathy and loses feeling in their foot, they may be less likely to notice mild foot or leg ulcers before they become severe. This is why regular care and visits to a podiatrist are crucial. In Riverside, patients can schedule an appointment to see Dr. Amin and work to prevent most diabetes-related amputations.
Are you looking for a medical professional to refer patients in need of wound care? We are a resource for you and your patients in Riverside. Podiatry is a specialized field. Dr. Amin is especially skilled and equipped to treat wounds. We will guarantee that each patient is getting the absolute best care possible.