Wearing the correct footwear / shoes

This information is for people who already have lymphoedem, a leg ulcer or foot ulcer and need help or support looking after their wound.

Wearing the correct shoes: leg ulcer, foot ulcer and lymphoedema patients

Using dressings, hosiery, wraps and compression bandaging are the medical solutions to good progress in ensuring the wound on your lower limb heals effectively. But wearing the right kind of footwear will not only be more conformable, it will also keep your legs and feet healthy.

You should be able to feel supported and comfortable in your footwear without compromising your fashion sense.

This video is a one stop shop of understanding the importance of a good fitting shoe, the benefits it can bring and where to buy appropriate footwear for all leg ulcer, foot ulcer and lymphoedema patients.