Is nail reconstruction for me?

Is nail reconstruction for me?

Our feet work hard for us, and over time, with ill-fitting footwear and injuries nails can become thickened, damaged, distorted and discoloured. This can lead embarrassment about your nail appearance and feeling like you have no treatment options left to get a normal...
Does Tea Tree oil treat fungal nails?

Does Tea Tree oil treat fungal nails?

Last week I saw two patients who booked a podiatry assessment because they thought they had uncontrolled athletes’ foot. They both presented with a red, overly itchy rash which hadn’t responded to over the counter athletes foot creams. One patient only had the skin...
Athletes Foot – not just for athletes!

Athletes Foot – not just for athletes!

Athletes foot is caused by a fungus on the skin of your feet. Unlike the name leads you to believe it’s not just athletes that suffer from the condition – at some point in our lives we all get athletes foot in varying severity. It is not usually serious and can...
Is Nail Surgery painful?

Is Nail Surgery painful?

Given I have several people booked for nail surgery this month off the back of my previous blog, I thought I would expel any myths around nail surgery! So what is nail surgery? Nail surgery is a procedure podiatrists use to permanently correct an ingrowing toenail. An...