The 3 Foot Issues that You Should NOT Self- Treat
There are a lot of home remedies out there that offers to help treat or cure illness and common complaints. You may feel tempted to try some of the remedies, because you think that what you have it not very serious. While some, such as corn and calluses are perfectly good candidates for home remedies, here are three foot problems that you should not treat yourself. Aside from delaying the inevitable, you may worsen the problem using the home remedies that are not proven to work.
Fungal Nail Infections
There are many brands of fungal treatment at pharmacies, it is a typical complain for those who always wear closed shoes, or like to walk barefoot in public places. Fungal nail infections are more common in people who run or visit public swimming pools, where wet footwear is a haven for fungus to grow. However, if you are a diabetic sufferer, fungal infection can quickly become an internal infection. If you have been suffering from frequent fungal infection on the nails, it is time to give us a call. We can help you treat the offending condition, as well as making sure that you adopt good feet habits to stop them from coming back.
Ingrown Toe Nails
Tempting isn’t it? When you first see an ingrown toenail, you try to fix it yourself. Many home remedies suggest pushing things underneath the toenail to make them grow out, or use essential oils to stop the inflammation. But we can help, with proper training and tools, we can help you address the issue more effectively. Not only that, we can also check if you need help avoiding getting another ingrown toe nail in the future.
Ingrown toe nails are one of the more popular problems that you may try to treat it yourself at home, but it will be quicker and safer if we do it for you. We sterilise all our equipment as per government rules. Can you say the same for yours?
It is an ugly and painful bump, hallux valgus is a condition where your big toe pushes against the second toe, and a lump appears on the outside foot, below the toe bone. Not only it is painful, it can be unsightly when you wear open shoes. Usually, you would start by wearing wider shoes or ice the offending bump because it hurts rubbing against the shoe. You are afraid of the prospect of having surgery to remove the bunion, and you are worried that it might be only option open to you. Before you do that, please come in and let us see what we can do for you.
We Do Not Cost Much
Considering that you will need less visits the sooner you come to us, you stand to benefit more if you address any issues with us when it is in the early stage. Of course we can provide advice on how to best manage it at home, but let us do the grunt work first.