Ischemic foot

Ischemic foot refers to poor blood flow to the foot. Causes vary, but they include arterial blockage from cholesterol deposits, arterial blood clots, arterial spasms and arterial injury.

Symptoms
These typically include:

  • Cold feet
  • Discoloration of the toes
  • Muscle cramps
  • Ulcers

Treatments
These include:

  • Exercise to increase blood flow
  • Wearing protective shoes
  • Appropriate medication