Treatment and Prevention
By customizing to the foot, Plastazote provides the comfort and protection needed in diabetic footcare. Footwear constructed with Plastazote is also recommended frequently for the diabetic patient.
- Plastazote is a material that can easily be heat moulded and adheres easily to most materials. It has good strength and at the same time is lightweight.
- Plastazote has good thermal properties, it is non-allergenic and can be used in direct contact with the skin.
- Plastazote foam is available most colors, is readily washable, discourages bacteria growth and has good thermal properties.
All the above properties has established plastazote as a standard material that is used for any customized foot wear or any other prosthesis to make a correction. The science itself is called ‘Orthotics’ and is derived from the Greek "ortho", to straighten and indicates connection of the field to orthopedics
If you are a diabetic, you should be particularly alert to any problems you may be having with your feet. It is very important for diabetics with neuropathy to take necessary precautions to prevent