New Bandage is Aimed at Reducing Lower Limb Amputation Rate

 

Foot ulcers are common for diabetics as they often suffer from reduced sensation on the skin and are more prone to cuts becoming infected.  Overtime this can lead to an amputation.

the TCC-EZ – total contact casting system is a one-piece, roll-on, woven cast that can be applied in 10 minutes by the podiatrist.

It works by minimizing pressure and friction, as the TCC-EZ redistributes the weight away from the wounds, meaning it can heal even while the patient is walking.  Continue reading