Ingrown toenails are caused by trauma to the nail or the nail bed. The nail needs careful trimming along the side. Many people summer from this, these can be managed by regular check-ups and maintenance that I can help you with at the clinic.
- Keep feet clean by washing them regularly. Simply bathe with warm soapy water. Remember to dry properly, especially between the toes.
- Cut your toenails straight across to stop them digging into the surrounding skin.
- Wear clean socks.
- Wear comfortable shoes that fit well and proper.
- Get an assessment from a Registered Foot Health Practitioner.