Diane is a physical therapist with more than 25 years of practice in the areas of wound management and burn care.
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Foot ulcers related to diabetic neuropathy are a leading cause of hospitalisation, amputation, disability, and healthcare burden. Diabetic foot ulcers that are not appropriately offloaded are more likely to become "non-healing", develop infection and require hospitalisation and amputation. Knowledge of how proper footwear and offloading can aid foot ulcer prevention and healing are important components of care plans for patients with peripheral neuropathy. This course overviews footwear, offloading, and patient education for individuals with foot neuropathy.
This course aims to provide an overview of non-invasive interventions for foot neuropathy.
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Reading activity
This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.