Circulator Boot Therapy is a revolutionary treatment option for both diabetics and non-diabetics that can prevent amputations of the lower extremities, even in advanced cases where surgery has already been scheduled.

Circulator Boot Therapy in action at Delray Beach Podiatry.
Circulator Boot Therapy in action at Delray Beach Podiatry.

As well as providing an immediate boost to arterial and venous circulation, the procedure can also slowly break down clots. It increases the breakdown of plaque within the arteries by the release of nitric oxide oxygen and nourishment increase. You will see swelling and pain subside with the first few sessions. As circulation is restored with each further session, the body can begin to heal itself.

At Delray Beach Podiatry, Dr. Ian S. Goldbaum, a podiatric physician and surgeon with over 30 years of experience, has used Circulator Boot Therapy to save a staggering 38 limbs from being amputated.

“It saves people’s lives,” said Dr. Goldbaum, who is the only doctor in South Florida with access to a Circular Boot. “When you have an amputation, within five years there is usually another event that transpires and people can pass away because of it.”

Circulation Boot Therapy is an excellent method for treating and correcting circulation problems such as diabetic ulcers and venous insufficiency.

“This is one of the few things we have that’s external and it does a terrific job,” said Dr. Goldbaum. “This actually saves people’s limbs from being taken off.”

Many amputations begin with a small injury to the foot, leg or toe, especially in the case of diabetics. Proper treatment, such as Circulator Boot Therapy, can prevent what may ultimately lead to infections and gangrene and end with an amputation and often a myriad of life long medical complications.

“Every time I have used Circulator Boot Therapy, it has increased blood flow,” said Dr. Goldbaum. “It’s all about blood flow. If you have good blood flow, then you have oxygen and nutrients that the body needs to heal.”

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Your feet and ankles are further from the heart than any other points on your body, so it’s important to know how to improve circulation in your legs.

(Jirka Lejska / Wikimedia Commons)
(Jirka Lejska / Wikimedia Commons)

For this reason, it is especially important that blood is able return from your lower extremities up to the heart without any difficulty. When you recognize that your circulatory system isn’t working properly, it’s likely time to make some changes to your lifestyle and contact your physician in order to work out a plan to get your blood properly flowing throughout your body again.

If you are diabetic, this issue becomes even more serious as poor circulation can often lead to a myriad of problems, including the formation of ulcers and potential amputation.

Luckily, there are several simple steps that can be taken to improve your circulation, such has:

How to Improve Circulation in Your Legs

1) Exercise Regularly

The transition from inactive to active can often be overwhelming for those looking to improve their health. The task doesn’t have to be daunting, however, if it is approached with the intent of gradually improving your levels of intensity and exercise duration rather than attempting to become a tri-athlete overnight. A good place to start is with some simple walking and then work your way up from there. If you begin to feel pain, take breaks as needed, but the goal should be to walk for 20-30 minutes a day, three to five days a week. From there, the sky’s the limit!

2) Maintain a Proper Diet

You are what you eat, and dietary choices often have a direct affect on your physical conditioning. Choosing to consume meals that are based on low-fat, minimally-processed foods are a great way to promote healthy blood flow and improve your overall physical health. Specific foods to include in your heart-healthy diet include oranges, sunflower seeds, salmon, avocados, watermelon, garlic and ginger.

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If you are currently suffering from problems related to the leg, ankle or foot, there are few offices that can offer more complete care than Delray Beach Podiatry.

Dr. Ian S. Goldbaum, a podiatric physician and surgeon with over 30 years of experience, started his Delray Beach practice in 1984 and also has an office in Boynton Beach. As a Board Certified Specialist, Dr. Goldbaum uses advanced diagnostic skills along with state-of-the-art surgical and non-surgical techniques to treat his patients.

“We can take care of everything,” Dr. Goldbaum said. “If it’s a radiographic issue, we’ve got the technology to take care of it. If it’s a soft-tissue problem, we have the ultrasound technology to take care of it. If it’s a sports-related injury, we can take care of it. And so on.”

Dr. Goldbaum treating a patient for vascular insufficiency.
Dr. Goldbaum treating a patient for vascular insufficiency.

What really makes Dr. Goldbaum standout, however, is that he is one of only a few doctors that not only treats general podiatric problems, but also the veins of the lower extremities.

“Most podiatrists don’t do veins, I do,” Dr. Goldbaum said confidently. “If the patient is suffering from a vascular problem, we can take care of it.”

In addition to general podiatric problems such as ingrown toenails and fungal infections, the following products and services are also available at Delray Beach Podiatry for patients suffering from vascular problems of the lower extremities:

Neurvasia

Neurvasia is an effective natural treatment with no side effects for generalized aches and pains in legs and feet.

This revolutionary medication can effectively replace other medications with serious side effects such as Plavix, Trental, Coumadin, Lyrica, Cymbalta and Neurotin. Unlike the aforementioned medications, patients don’t have to be as closely monitored while taking neurvasia.

At Delray Beach Podiatry, Dr. Goldbaum uses this new dual action product medical food to improve the vascular health of his patients.

“We use it for people that have any type of neuropathy; they don’t have to be diabetic,” said Dr. Golbaum. “The product is great because it puts a coating on the nerve. More importantly, however, is the fact that it actually vasodilates the smaller vessels that other products don’t. By vasodilating those vessels, the oxygen and the nutrients can get to the nerve so that it can heal. If you don’t have the oxygen and the nutrients getting there, it doesn’t matter what you take.”

Dr. Goldbaum confidently describes neurvasia as the “go-to product” for his practice and notes that 98-percent of his patients have noticed a positive change in their vascular health while using the product.

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It may sound too good to be true, but we promise it isn’t.

If you are a diabetic living in South Florida, it’s imperative that you know about the benefits of Circulator Boot Therapy, a revolutionary treatment option that continues to prevent amputations of the lower extremities, even in advanced cases where surgery has already been scheduled.

Circulator Boot Therapy in action at Delray Beach Podiatry.
Circulator Boot Therapy in action at Delray Beach Podiatry.

As well as providing an immediate boost to arterial and venous circulation, the procedure can also slowly break down clots. It increases the breakdown of plaque within the arteries by the release of nitric oxide oxygen and nourishment increase. You will see swelling and pain subside with the first few sessions. As circulation is restored with each further session, the body can begin to heal itself.

At Delray Beach Podiatry, Dr. Ian S. Goldbaum, a podiatric physician and surgeon with over 30 years of experience, has used Circulator Boot Therapy to save a staggering 38 limbs from being amputated.

“It saves people’s lives,” said Dr. Goldbaum, who is the only doctor in South Florida with access to a Circular Boot. “When you have an amputation, within five years there is usually another event that transpires and people can pass away because of it.”

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