Peripheral arterial disease is a common diseased condition related to your circulatory system. During peripheral arterial disease, the narrowed arteries limit the blood flow to your limbs. During peripheral arterial disease, legs are mostly affected and as they don’t receive enough blood that is required on a daily basis. The common symptom associated with peripheral arterial diseases is claudication (leg pain when walking).
Diabetic foot pain is common amongst diabetic patients and can become severe when left untreated. Diabetic foot ulcers are the sores that are usually seen on the foot pad and it occurs in around 15% of the diabetic patients. The risk of lower-extremity amputation is increased once the ulcer develops.
Foot infection is a common problem seen in patients suffering from diabetes. Diabetic patients are predisposed to foot infection due to the compromised vascular supply. Diabetic foot infection may result due to a combination of health conditions like local trauma, neuropathy and in addition to microvascular disease.