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Comparison of Removable and Irremovable Walking Boot to Total Contact Casting in Offloading the Neuropathic Diabetic Foot Ulceration

“According to many large surveys, the plantar side of the foot represents one of the most prevalent location for ulceration in diabetic patients. Peripheral sensory-motor neuropathy causes hypoesthesia, gait modifications, and deformities, which lead to the development of localized hyper-pressure points, which in time can evolve into chronic ulceration, eventually complicated by ischemia and infection”

Source: Comparison of Removable and Irremovable Walking Boot to Total Contact Casting in Offloading the Neuropathic Diabetic Foot Ulceration