Point-Counterpoint: Is Total Contact Casting Better Than

     The CAM Walker Boot For Plantar Diabetic Wounds?


This author says total contact casts offer key biomechanical benefits, have extensive literature support and facilitate quicker healing of plantar diabetic foot ulcers … Offloading is one of the central concepts to healing the diabetic foot ulcer.1,2It is usually pressure (combined with neuropathy) that leads to an ulcer. Therefore, we must relieve the pressure in order to achieve wound healing … read more