The combination of a lack of feeling from neuropathy and the presence of an underlying boney prominence may be responsible in the prevention of the soft tissue envelope from healing. In diabetes, the blood vessels below the knee often become narrow and restrict blood flow. This prevents wounds from healing and may cause tissue death.
You can call Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists at (512) 328-8900,
and make an appointment at one of our three convienent Austin office locations.
5000 Bee Caves Road, Suite 202, Westlake Hills, 78746
1600 W. 38th Street, Suite 318, Rosedale, 78731
2312 Western Trails Blvd, Suite 103, Westgate, 78745