Charcot Foot

Charcot foot is a condition that is commonly overlooked and misdiagnosed. This session will look at Charcot foot in detail and look at the short and long-term treatment goals.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the definition of a Charcot Foot
  • What leads to a diagnosis of Charcot
  • Understand what makes the foot in diabetes so vulnerable to developing Charcot Osteoarthropathy
  • Key tips to share with patients to prevent the development of a Charcot
  • Understand the impact a Charcot has on a patient / clinical outcomes
  • Be aware of what treatments are available for Charcot
  • When to refer on and how you would find out to whom to refer to

Tuesday 29 October 2019

17:30 - 18:10

Foot & Wound

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Pradeep Solanki
Podiatry Team leader, Diabetes Specialist Podiatrist, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Clinical Specialist Orthotist, Guys and St Thomas NHS Trust and Kings College Hospital