18 Jan The Importance Of Ingrown Toenail Treatment
Ingrown toenails can become one of the most challenging problems that can affect the toes. That is why one should never wait to seek out treatment for this type of issue. Here at Great Neck Family Foot Care, we are well versed in this area. Dr. Hochstein, our expert podiatrist, wants to present some information regarding what can be done for treatment and what will take place is should you wait too long to receive care.
Symptoms Of Ingrown Toenails
The best way to protect yourself from the complications that arise from ingrown toenails is to receive early treatment for this issue. To do this, patients must be well versed in the symptoms to watch from. Recognizing them right away will allow our team to administer swift treatment. Examples of what to watch for include:
- Pain or tenderness in the affected toe.
- Redness around the toenail.
- The toenail visibly grows into your skin.
- Swelling of the skin around your toenail.
Complications Of Avoiding Treatment
Much like with any other injury or illness, if you let an ingrown toenail linger without treatment, there is a high likelihood of developing complications. These complications will put your feet’ health at risk and severely drag down your quality of life. That is why you must take ingrown toenails seriously. If you do not, you put yourself at risk for developing any of the below:
- Skin infections.
- Bone infections.
- Foot ulcers.
- Compromised circulation to the affected area.
- Development of gangrene.
- Inability to walk without extreme pain.
OnyFix Nail Restoration
Fortunately for our patients, we have the treatment method needed to prevent ingrown toenails from causing any previously mentioned complications. We’ve recently implemented this advanced treatment system as a way to help our patients rid themselves of the ingrown toenails they are currently dealing with. The OnyFix nail restoration procedure is minimally invasive and will be very beneficial to your condition. These benefits include the following:
- Quick elimination of pain.
- No force is exerted on the nail during treatment,
- The procedure is pain-free.
- Patients who have diabetes can undergo this.
- The nail is corrected through physiological nail growth.
Schedule An Appointment
When you’re facing ingrown toenails, understand that there are places you can turn for help. Here at Great Neck Family Foot Care, we are one of those places that are happy to offer treatment. To learn more about the importance of fast action or schedule an appointment to receive OnyFix nail restoration, contact us today.