Off-Loading Clinic

In Off-Loading Clinic

One of the keystones to ulcer healing and Charcot treatment is off-loading, which can dramatically reduce healing times. It is also very important in helping prevent ulcer relapse following healing. Our clinic offers a full range of casting techniques including Total Contact Casting which is considered the best treatment for managing diabetic foot ulcers. We offer a wide range of off-loading techniques to manage foot ulcers tailored to patient’s individual needs including

It is important to ensure that their feet are protected from further damage. Thus, where appropriate most patients have an appointment to have their feet scanned and measured, and pressure analysis is performed using a computerized pressure plate system. From this both footwear and insoles can be ordered made, fitted, and regularly reviewed.