Specific Podiatry Areas
It represents an area of Podiatry that is in charge of studying the foot and lower limb, both in static and dynamic, the different phases of human walking, the functionality of the foot and the different forces that act on it, with the final aim of observing their repercussions on the locomotor apparatus. This evaluation can be achieved with the help of computerized systems that detect the main foot support changes.
Podiatry area that studies pathological processes and treats pathologies caused by systemic alterations, both at the dermatological level, and their keratinization processes, and at the level of the ungual apparatus through the application of different local techniques and procedures, with the final objective of cure and conservation of foot health.
An area of podiatry that is dedicated to the global anatomic-physiological study of the patient, gathering all the necessary clinical information for a more accurate diagnosis.
Podiatry area that develops personalized plantar supports (orthopedic insoles). In order to improve functionality and prevent foot deformities, treat painful and structural changes at the level of the foot, remaining lower limb and spine in order to balance static and dynamic pressures. The orthopodological treatments of choice consist of digital orthotics and personalized plantar supports, which often contribute to an effective therapeutic response before resorting to any type of surgical intervention.
Podiatry area that consists in the use of systematized surgical techniques, oriented to the treatment of certain affections or digital deformities of the feet, which are performed through local anesthesia and without the need for hospitalization.
Areas of Intervention
Diabetic foot (Risk foot)
The risk foot is characterized as that foot that presents neurological, metabolic, systemic and vascular alterations. The diabetic foot is one of the greatest concerns in a patient suffering from diabetes mellitus, because the appearance of ulcers or other type of lesion on the feet may, in some cases, force the amputation of the foot or part of it.
The practice of sports is essential to maintain the physical and psychological well-being, it becomes essential the study and treatment of the foot of the sportsman in order to reduce the appearance of lesions in the foot and lower limb, and optimize their sports performance.
The uncorrected changes, the multiple aggressions throughout a lifetime in the foot of the less young are significant, the Podiatry consultation contributes to improving the quality of life of these patients.
The diagnostic and treatment of the child’s foot is essential to ensure correct growth and prevent the appearance of structural and functional changes.
Podology at work
The many long hours of daily work sometimes oblige us to remain in beeping for long periods of time that can be reflected in aggression and suffering for the feet. To mitigate these problems, we must determine the causes and find solutions adapted to each professional situation.