With all this focus on finding the right shoe, it’s easy to forget that choosing the right socks is also very important to our overall foot health.
When individuals, particularly those that have diabetes get an ulcer on their foot, a bacterial foot infection can develop and potentially travel to other parts of the body.
When an ulcer becomes infected and goes untreated, it could result in a damaging condition that could require severe operations to prevent from spreading.
The most common causes of foot ulcers are diabetes, ischemia, and venous stasis. Let’s explore each one a little bit more: