What can you do for a diabetic Charcot foot?
Keep blood sugars under control can help reduce the progression of nerve damage in the feet. Get regular check-ups with your podiatrist. Check both feet each and everyday, see your Podiatrist immediately with ant noticeable changes. Be careful to avoid injury, such as bumping the foot or overdoing as exercise program, and follow the Podiatrist's instructions for long-term treatment to prevent recurrences, ulcers, and amputation. A modification in activity level may be needed to avoid repetitive trauma to both feet. A patient with Charcot in one foot is more likely to develop it in the other foot, so measures must be taken to protect both feet.