Home Treatment Ingrown Toenails

1. Cutting The best practice for cutting nails is straight across the nail, this reduces risk of small pieces of nail getting caught and becoming imbedded in the side of the nail, making an ingrown worse.  2. Irrigating  Make sure to irrigate the infected area with saline twice per day. Approx one teaspoon of salt […]

How A Podiatrist Will Treat An Ingrown Nail

1. Cutting A Podiatrist will cut very carefully down the affected side of your nail removing the jagger/splintered edge that is digging into your toe.  2. Equipment We have very specifics tools to get the nail out with minimal pain, in some cases when the nail is very infected or swollen we may use a […]

Ingrown toenail surgery

Nail Surgery

If you suffer from a persistent and painful ingrown nail, your podiatrist might suggest ingrown toenail surgery. There are different types of ingrown toenail surgery, and they each have different indications, contraindications, and recovery periods. The simplest procedure is the avulsion of the nail bed using phenol. This procedure is also known as partial nail […]

How To Fix An Ingrown Toenail

how to fix an ingrown toenail

Anyone who has had an ingrown toenail can attest to just how uncomfortable and painful this condition can be, and how badly you want to find out how to fix an ingrown toenail once it develops. And although treatment for an ingrown toenail is relatively simple, you should always make an appointment with your podiatrist so that they can […]

Infected Toenail

fungal nail infection

Most toenail infections are caused by fungus or bacteria; these agents cause different symptoms and require different treatments. That’s why it’s so important to get a proper diagnosis before starting any treatment for your infected toenail. Understanding the cause of your infected toenail is the first step in finding the right treatment and preventive measures to […]

Infected Toe

infected toe

Brent Goddard – Podiatrist Talks about infected toenails   There are several conditions which can cause your infected toe; paronychia being one of the most common. Paronychia (ingrown toenail) Paronychia is an infection of the paronychium, which is the soft tissue that borders the nail. This infection is caused by fungus or bacteria, and it can […]