Performing daily activities and errands bear stress and strains on our feet and nails as well. Portions of the nail can be damaged when too much stress, strain, or trauma is placed upon the nail bed.
What causes nail disorders?
- Improper trimming
- Repetitive trauma
- Minor injuries
What are some common nail disorders?
- Ingrown nail
- Fungal infections
- Blood beneath the nail
- Ingrown nail: Minor surgical procedure: partial removal of the nail will be necessary. Full removal of nail may be necessary if there is severe nail deformity.
- Fungal infections: Perferred podiatrist may perscribe a topical for less severe fungal infections. As well as, podiatrist may perscribe medication to completely get rid of the fungus.
- Blood beneath the nail (Hematoma) : Podiatric surgeon may create a tiny hole to release some of the blood and relieve pain.
We, United Foot and Ankle, strive to give our patients the best treatment options. If you or any loved ones are experiencing similar symptoms, please feel free to contact us at (732) 979-2035. We are located in East Brunswick, Keyport, Perth Amboy, and Bayonne. We look forward to seeing you.