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What is Nail Surgery?


One very common condition that affects young and old is an ingrowing toenail. The infection and pain is something that is hard to ignore. Having excellent skills in assessment and treatment of this condition makes podiatry very exciting and has huge benefits in day to day life. Helping prevent their development is also key and understanding how to pass this information on is all part of podiatry training. Not just about toe nail cutting but understanding those who may be predisposed to this is vital. Use of local anaesthetics, access to appropriate medicines and the hands on skills to operate and deal with these conditions is important.

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