Month: June 2016

Understanding Wound Care

There are three main type of chronic wounds that we treat at Pueblo Ankle and Foot Care. These wounds are diabetic foot ulcerations, wounds originating due to swelling and vein problems, and wound coming from artery problems. Diabetic wounds typically result from increased pressure areas that the diabetic patient may not be able to feel […]

Weekend Warriors: Injury Prevention

Have you noticed that the more time marches on the more difficult it is to bounce back from an injury? Even a mild workout or impromptu pick up game of basketball or flag football can cause significant soreness the next day. It used to be, 20+ years ago, you could easily shrug off such soreness […]

PADnet Arterial Testing

PADnet arterial testing uses a cuff-based method to record Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI)/Toe- Brachial Index (TBI) values and Pulse Volume Recording (PVR) waveforms. ABI and an assessment of flow are included in each test. Using PADnet, all major arteries in the ankle are occluded, and the ABI is calculated based on the highest pressure present. PADnet […]

The Moore Balance Brace

* Over 14 million American adults aged 65 and older experience a fall each year * Every 15 seconds, an older adult is seen in an emergency room for a fall-related injury * In 2010, such falls resulted in direct costs to the US healthcare system of over $30 billion dollars * More than 20,000 […]

June Deal of the Month

Deal of the Month Valid June 2016 Compression Stockings & Diabetic Socks – Buy 1 pair get the 2nd pair half off! Compression socks apply ‘graduated’ pressure. During the day the body will pump blood to all extremities and this of course includes the foot or feet that the compression socks are being worn on. However […]