Many people come and visit us for professional podiatry treatments during the course of their life for Routine treatment for corns, calluses and ingrown toenail problems for common conditions such as: Fungal nails, Verrucae, Corns, Callus, Ingrown toenails, Arthritis and Diabetic foot complaints. Next Step Podiatry can help you with any lower limb problem that you have consens about, call our friendly reception team to answer any questions you may have.
What are fungal nail infections?
A fungal nail infection is an infection of fungus underneath the nail which can appear discoloured, crumby, thickened or deformed. Our podiatry team will assess your feet, nails and offer you a range of suitable treatments to help you say good bye to fungal nails !
An Ingrown toenail can happen when the toenail is too wide for the nail bed and presses in to the skin at the side of your toe it can also be caused by trauma such as an object falling onto your toe or a sporting injury It can cause infection due to bacteria entering the broken skin.
ingrown toenails can weep and bleed, be unsightly and extremely painful.
Taking antibiotics can help to resolve infections but the underlying nail problem must be treated to avoid a recurrence of pain and infections and antibiotic resistance but in some cases surgery is needed.
Ask us today about how we can help put a stop to your ingrown toenails !
Thick toenails or Onychogryphosis is a nail disease that causes one side of the nail to grow faster than the other. The nickname for this disease is ram’s horn nails because the nails are thick and curvy, like horns or claws.
Onychogryphosis mostly affects the toes — specifically the big toes.
If you have onychogryphosis, your nails will look:
yellow or brown
long (extending beyond the toe)
please dont be embarresed if you suffer with this condition come and see us and we can help you manage your toenails and stop your pain.
Corns and Callus
Corns and calluses are hard or thick areas of skin that can be painful. They care often caused by friction and pressure from footwear.
We can help you treat your corns and more importantly give you advice on stopping them from coming back.