Category Archives: Charcot foot

Diabetic Toe Wounds

    Not all wounds of the foot need surgery. Too often doctors can be pre-programmed to tell a patient when faced with a difficult diabetic toe wound, to just amputate the toe. Amputation many times is the best solution, but not always. As can be seen in the picture above, the toe on the right is

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    Charcot Foot And Ankle Reconstruction

      I was recently asked to give a lecture on Charcot foot and ankle reconstruction and thought that this was an opportune time to write a blog about the new updates and treatments regarding Charcot foot and ankle reconstruction. Charcot right foot and ankle reconstruction has undergone many types of treatment options over the past 100

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      Charcot Foot Treatment

          Charcot foot requires expert treatment from surgeons that have experience treating this condition. When one is diagnosed with Charcot foot they should seek out a doctor that can show them how many of these they treated successfully. One with Charcot foot or ankle is at a high risk for loss of limb due to

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        3D Printed Surgical Implants For Charcot Foot Surgery

          3D Printed Surgical Implants For Charcot Foot Surgery 3D Printed Surgical Implants For Charcot Foot Surgery   Today with advances in technology we have the ability to perform surgical corrections of deformities like never in the past. With the advent of 3-D custom printed implants we can now correct deformities of the foot and ankle

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          Hyperbaric oxygen abuse

            Hyperbaric oxygen abuse Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has been criticized for being overused for increasing corporate profits.Now a new study came out revealing the dark side of hyperbarics. Unfortunately it can be an overused modality that does not have the patient’s best interest in mind. You have a wound and get a referral to a wound

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            Charcot Medial Column Fusion Surgery

              Check out our latest you tube video on Charcot Medial Column Fusion Surgery   Many of my patients come in being told by multiple doctors that they need their foot amputated. There are always techniques available to prevent amputation. Charcot Medial Column Fusion Surgery is one method employed in certain cases that allows for a foot reconstruction.

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              TrueLok Masters Club

                TrueLok Masters Club Boston July 2017 Trulok Masters Club update It was an amazing weekend of top notch education at the truelok masters club in Boston. I am continued to be amazed that a corporate sponsored event can give a higher level of education than many CME events available. It began on a solemn note

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                San Diego Charcot Foot Testimonial

                  San Diego Charcot Foot Testimonial San Diego Charcot Foot Testimonial San Diego Charcot Foot Testimonial  San Diego Charcot Foot Testimonial Treating diabetics is one of the primary issues that Dr Wrotslavsky performs at the Advanced Foot And Ankle Center of San Diego. One of the challenges with diabetics is the condition called charcot foot. Dr Wrotslavsky

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                  Charcot Foot And Ankle Update

                    Charcot Foot And Ankle Update, San Diego charcot foot specialist Charcot neuroarthropathy of the foot and ankle may be the most devastating disease of the foot. However the treatment options keep getting more promising. I just returned from Dallas, Texas where I was a lecturer and on the faculty of a Charcot solutions seminar. That was

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                    Early Detection Of Charcot Foot

                      Early detection of charcot foot has been something that has been vexing doctors for a long time. Charcot foot usually presents as a warm swollen foot. The patient feels as if they may have sprained a ligament . They are not feeling sick. Most doctors when presented with a red hot foot think infection ,

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