It is estimated that as much as 8% of the American population has an autoimmune disorder, and a condition like this requires special care. Physicians of many different specialties may work with patients who deal with autoimmune diseases, including wound care specialists and podiatrists.
When you have been diagnosed with an autoimmune condition like rheumatoid arthritis or lupus, you may experience wounds that are slow-to-heal, including leg and foot ulcers. Wounds may develop due to inflammation, joint trauma, and poor blood circulation. If you become injured or develop a wound, the best course of action is to contact us right away so that we can provide you with the best care for your need.