Immediate Effects of Weight-Bearing Calf Stretching on Ankle Dorsiflexion Range of Motion and Plantar Pressure During Gait in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus

Terrific work by our colleagues from Kobe, Tokyo, Nara and Osaka, respectively! High plantar pressure is a risk factor for diabetic foot ulcers, and it is known that restriction of ankle dorsiflexion range of motion (ROM) causes high plantar pressure. Stretching is a non-invasive and general means to improve ROM; however, the effect of stretching... Continue Reading →

The Degree of Blood Supply and Infection Control Needed to Treat Diabetic Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia with Forefoot Osteomyelitis @USC_Vascular @JAPMAFeetTweets

untitled Miki Fujii, MD, PhD* Hiroto Terashi, MD, PhD† Koichi Yokono, MD, PhD‡ David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD§ Background: Diabetic foot ulcers combined with ischemia and infection can be difficult to treat. Few studies have quantified the level of blood supply and infection control required to treat such complex diabetic foot ulcers. We aimed... Continue Reading →

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