Nail conditions can be corrected
A variety of nail conditions can attribute to ingrown toenails. When nails begin to penetrate the skin, infection can occur leaving you in severe pain. Warm, swollen and red toes at the sight of the ingrowth should be seen and treated by a doctor who specializes in conditions of the feet.
Learn about proper trimming
Trimming your toe nails can be a difficult job depending on how severe the condition is. Nails that are infected, brittle or missing can prove difficult to trim. Our team specializes in the proper technique needed to effectively trim your nails.
Stop infection before it begins
If you notice that your toe nails curl under at the sides, but are not painful our doctor can help correct this problem. If the nail grows into the skin and breaks through it can cause a serious infection.
Causes of ingrown toenails:
- Improper trimming
- Improper sized footwear
- Nail conditions