Ingrown Toenails: Causes and Treatment Options
There are many causes of ingrown nails – and many different ways we can treat them.
Most commonly they arise from bad toenail cutting technique or stubbing the toe and tearing a portion of the nail. It can also be due to the way the nail grows if there is excessive curve in the nail you may be predisposed to ingrown nails. Contact Podiatry First if you are suffering from ingrown nails and we will discuss a treatment plan that works for you. We can do conservative management or a surgical procedure to remove the ingrown portion of nail and prevent it from returning – this is known as a Partial Nail Avulsion or Chemical Matrixectomy.