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Podiatry for Patients With Diabetes in Pittsburgh, PA

Diabetic Foot Care

Welcome to Proactive Podiatry, where we specialize in providing comprehensive and personalized foot care for patients with diabetes in Pittsburgh, PA. Our expert podiatrist, Dr. Latika Hinduja, is dedicated to helping patients with diabetes maintain healthy feet and prevent complications.

At Proactive Podiatry, we understand that foot problems can quickly escalate for diabetic patients and require urgent attention. That's why we offer urgent appointments to help our patients get the prompt care they need. Our goal is to provide patients with an alternative to receiving care at urgent care centers or hospitals by offering specialized care from a podiatrist.

We take a proactive approach to diabetic foot care, emphasizing prevention and early intervention. Dr. Hinduja ensures that every patient receives individualized care and personalized treatment plans that cater to their specific needs. We encourage our patients to be proactive about their foot health by practicing proper foot care at home and scheduling regular check-ups.

At Proactive Podiatry, we aim to provide a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere that puts our patients at ease while receiving exceptional care. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Hinduja, please contact our office today.


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Diabetic Foot Care Specialists at Proactive Podiatry

Proactive & Preventive Diabetic Foot Care

Diabetes can cause a range of foot problems, including nerve damage, poor circulation, and an increased risk of infection. It's essential to take proper care of your feet to prevent serious complications. Here at Proactive Podiatry, we specialize in diabetic foot care and offer a range of treatment options to help our patients maintain healthy feet.

Some common symptoms of diabetic foot problems include:

  • Numbness or tingling in the feet
  • Sores or wounds that take longer than usual to heal
  • Cracking or dryness in the skin
  • Changes in nail color or shape
  • Swelling or redness in the feet

If you're experiencing any of these symptoms, it's essential to seek medical attention immediately.

At Proactive Podiatry, we take a proactive approach to diabetic foot care, emphasizing prevention and early intervention. We offer a range of treatment options, including:

  • Diabetic foot exams: Regular check-ups can help detect symptoms early and prevent complications before they escalate.
  • Custom orthotics: Orthotics can provide support and relieve pressure on specific areas of the feet, helping to prevent injuries.
  • Wound care: For patients with sores or wounds, we offer specialized wound care treatments to promote healing.
  • Diabetic shoes and socks: Proper footwear is essential for diabetic patients to prevent foot injuries and increase circulation.

We understand the importance of proper diabetic foot care at Proactive Podiatry, and our goal is to keep our patients healthy and comfortable. Contact us today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Hinduja and learn more about our diabetic foot care services.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I prevent diabetic foot problems from occurring?

There are several things you can do to reduce your risk of developing foot problems. Maintaining good blood sugar control, practicing proper foot hygiene, wearing properly-fitting shoes, and scheduling regular foot exams can all help prevent complications.

What should I do if I notice a wound or sore on my foot?

If you notice a wound or sore on your foot, it's essential to seek medical attention immediately. Even minor injuries can become infected and lead to serious complications. Keeping the wound clean and dry and avoiding walking barefoot can also help prevent infection.

Do you accept insurance for diabetic foot care?

Yes! Dr. Hinduja proudly accepts insurance from a range of plans, including Highmark BCBS and UPMC. We do recommend reaching out to your insurer to confirm coverage.

How can I get started with the best foot and ankle specialist near me?

At Proactive Podiatry, we make it easy to get started with Dr. Hinduja. Just request your first appointment with us online!

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