Podiatry is the study, diagnosis and treatment of foot disorders as well as conditions that could affect the ankle and lower parts of the leg. Because mobility can be a serious concern for those with foot and leg disorders, injuries or infections, getting back on your feet can be your biggest goal. Our pharmacy in the Westlake Village area can help you achieve it.
Many conditions can affect your feet and legs. Arthritis is a degenerative joint problem that often strikes the knees and other weight-bearing joints first. If you have osteoarthritis in your knees, ankles or feet, our pharmacist can work with your podiatrist to create a treatment plan that alleviates the pain and inflammation in both chronic and acute arthritis. Oral and topical compounded medications can go straight to the source of the problem so that you can move more comfortably.
We also offer supportive treatments for injuries, ulcers and chronic wounds. While anyone can suffer from foot sores, those with diabetes tend to be especially prone to these wounds. Reduced blood flow and other issues can reduce the ability to heal. Our pharmacist in the Westlake Village area, well-versed in podiatry, can work with your doctor to compound topical medications in easy-to-use forms, including ointments, lotions and creams, to promote circulation, combat infection and help you heal.
Fungal infections are another common issue in podiatry. You may notice that your feet appear dry and cracked, you have inflammation and irritation between and around your toes or your nails are thick, yellow and unsightly. Your doctor can prescribe specially compounded topical anti-fungal creams or nail lacquers that can attack the infection at its source so that your feet can be restored to health.
Taking a proactive approach towards foot health can reduce the risk of complications and future mobility problems. Our pharmacist takes your health concerns seriously and will work closely with you and your podiatrist to develop the most appropriate treatment plan for your needs. We even deliver throughout the Westlake Village area for your convenience. Contact us today to find out more about our Westlake Village pharmacy services or compounding or to have your prescription filled.
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