Foot ulcers arise from a breakdown of the skin surface due to slow necrosis. The
most common are the result of: continuous trauma; loss of fatty tissue; diabetes
and vascular insufficiency which results in diminished nutrition of the skin. An
ulcer may exude either tissue fluid, which will be clear or pus, which indicates
a secondary infection.
Self-treatment is not recommended for this serious condition,
consultation with a HPC Registered Podiatrist or your family doctor is recommended,
they will evaluate the particular form of ulcer and choose the appropriate treatment