At Redmond Regional, you can rest assured that our focus is on you. To show our commitment to our community, we have provided tools to help you and your family live happier and healthier lives. These resources include an in-depth health library and numerous calculators that will help answer everyday health questions.
The more you know about your health, the better prepared you are to make informed healthcare decisions. Our health library gives you the information you need to take charge of your health.
The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are usually given to people without current symptoms. They are given to those who may be at high risk for certain diseases or conditions.
There are no screening guidelines for foot pain.
If you have a specific medical condition that may increase your risk of a foot disorder, your doctor may regularly examine your feet. For example, if you have
diabetes, you may be at risk for foot ulcers. In extreme cases, you may also be at risk for lower extremity amputations, particularly if you have any loss of sensation, foot deformities,
peripheral vascular disease
, or prior foot ulcers. Ask your healthcare provider how often you should have your feet examined.
This content is reviewed regularly and is updated when new and relevant evidence is made available. This information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with questions regarding a medical condition.