New surgical technique could reduce incidence of Charcot foot

Charcot foot, a debilitating foot deformity linked with diabetes that can lead to amputation in severe cases, is increasing in the U.S., according to data recently published in the Journal of Diabetes and its Complications . However, a new form of surgery using an external fixation device could enable patients to walk normally again.

Charcot foot, a debilitating foot deformity linked with diabetes that can lead to amputation in severe cases, is increasing in the U.S., according to data recently published in the Journal of Diabetes and its Complications . However, a new form of surgery using an external fixation device could enable patients to walk normally again.

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New surgical technique could reduce incidence of Charcot foot