Diabetic foot shoes are medical shoes designed specifically to protect diabetic patients from complications such as gangrene, ulcers, or amputation of the feet due to their loss of pressure or touch sensation as a result of weakness in the nerves of the limb.
Diabetic foot shoes are used to provide comfort and to help improve movement and walking easily and to protect the patient’s feet from exposure to ill condition and treatment. Therefore, doctors advise choosing the appropriate shoe for their condition.
Types of diabetic foot shoes
Wedge Healing Shoes
Wedge Healing Shoes are specially designed to protect the front or back of the diabetic foot through a good shoe design that helps to raise the pressure on the front or back of the foot while walking. It is also used to treat ulcers in the metatarsal area caused by diabetic foot. It can also be used After exposure to surgeries in this area.
Flatfoot shoe is used for people with flat feet because they suffer from difficulty in movement while walking. The shoe provides comfort through the process of good distribution of body weight during movement.
Off Loading Insole
Off Loading Insole are used in cases of foot ulcers, as they leave an empty space under these ulcers, which helps to ventilate them well and speeds up the process of healing very quickly and getting rid of them.