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01-Jan-2020 19:36

You may need to wear special shoes after the ulcer is healed to protect this area and to prevent the ulcer from returning.

Nerve damage can also lead to changes in the shape of your feet and toes. The problem is that the nerves that control the oil and moisture in your foot no longer work. This is because there are high-pressure areas under the foot.The best way to help cold feet is to wear warm socks.Some people feel pain in their calves when walking fast, up a hill, or on a hard surface. Stopping to rest for a few moments should end the pain. Work with your health care provider to get started on a walking program. Walk-in sturdy, good-fitting, comfortable shoes, but don't walk when you have open sores.Ulcers on the sides of the foot are usually due to poorly fitting shoes.

Remember, even though some ulcers do not hurt, every ulcer should be seen by your health care provider right away.Your health care provider may put a special shoe, brace, or cast on your foot to protect it.