Dr. Graff is an expert in the management of complicated chronic or non healing wounds. He is fully trained in wound management and employ's a full range of treatment options for complex wounds. The patient and their wound are completely evaluated to determine why they are not healing. This includes evaluation of circulation, sensation, infection, edema (swelling), nutrition, medical problems, foot / ankle/ leg deformities that are causing delayed healing of the wound. If wounds are not healing despite non operative treatments, then surgical treatments may be recommended.
Diabetes and Your Feet According to the American Diabetes Association, about 15.7 million people (5.9 percent of the United States population) have diabetes. Nervous system damage (also called neuropathy) affects about 60 to 70 percent of people with diabetes and is a major complication that may cause diabetics to lose feeling in their feet or hands.
Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery
- Correction of bunion and hammertoe deformities.
- Repair of fractures and treatment of chronic sprains.
- Minimally invasive surgery for neuromas (pinched nerve) and heel spurs.
- Repair of painful deformities of the foot including flat feet.