Listen to Mr Naseer Ahmed, a vascular surgeon based at Manchester University Foundation Trust. Nasser is discussing Saving limbs. saving lives. The principals behind creating a system wide project to reduce amputations.
The charity exists to promote, support and help Leg Clubs run effectively while ensuring they meet the high standards set out for all Leg Clubs
There are some debilitating conditions that cause progressive muscular weakness of the lower limbs, for example diabetes. Diabetes is a lifelong condition which can cause problems result
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Follow our supported selfcare advice to help prevent and effectively manage your legs and feet in skin care, exercise, nutrition, and hydration. Ask your health care professional or specialists about how you can be involved in leg ulcer wound care too - to be at the centre of your care and actively involved is important for physical and emotional health and well-being. If you have any concerns about your care plan and feel you would benefit from a specialist referral, discuss with those involved in your care.