Proper Wound Care in Gainesville, Florida
The Importance of Prompt Wound Treatment
When your foot is wounded, whether due to an open wound such as an ulcer or something else, come to our office as soon as possible. Immediate treatment is important in preventing infection. At Jere A. Scola, D.P.M., our experienced podiatrists have the materials and understanding to prevent the worsening of your ailment. Come see us today to start down the road to healing.
Our ultimate goal in your wound care is to prevent infection. We want to heal your wound as soon as possible to alleviate your pain and protect the rest of your body. When you come to our office, our friendly team will assist you with all of the following:
- Taking the pressure off the wound through footgear, castings, a brace, a wheelchair or crutches.
- Removing the dead skin and tissue.
- Applying medication and sterile dressings.
- Managing blood glucose and other health problems to promote fast healing.
Title Prevention Methods
We hope that you won’t ever have to suffer from a foot ulcer. The best treatment is to prevent these wounds from occurring. We recommend visiting our office on a regular basis. Our team of specialists can tell you if you are at high risk of developing a foot ulcer and supplement your life with prevention strategies.
You may be at a higher risk for foot wounds if you do or have any of the following:
- Poor Circulation
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
- History of Previous Foot Wounds
- Foot Deformities
- Wear Ill-fitting Shoes
Get Treated Today
If any of the above conditions apply to you, come to Jere A. Scola for wound care or preventative treatment. We can help you lower your blood sugar, treat an infection, restore adequate blood flow to your feet and address your other needs. Our team offers free consultations, so give us a call today.