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Telehealth for ingrown toenails?

Yes! We're now using telehealth to provide pre-screening consultations prior to nail surgery or nail bracing. For those that don't live close to our North Sydney or Caringbah podiatry clinics, or for those looking for a more convenient option, we can book you straight in for nail surgery or nail bracing following a telehealth consultation […]

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Our ingrown toenail treatments are coming to the Shire!

Looking for a podiatrist Caringbah locals can trust? As of mid-June 2022 we are pleased to offer ingrown toenail treatment and general podiatry in Caringbah from Fit & Flow Physiotherapy. Our Caringbah podiatry clinic is less than 100m from Caringbah station on Kingsway, and parking is available in the council lot on Mackay Street (behind […]

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How to keep your toes dry while showering after nail surgery.

Here are some answers to some commonly asked questions! Q: How long do I need to keep my toes dry for following ingrown toenail nail surgery? A: It’s only the period between the nail surgery and the 1st redress (~3 days) that you’ll need to keep the dressing dry. We will show you how to […]

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Nail surgery preparation

PARTIAL NAIL AVULSION (PNA) Patient Information You have decided to proceed with a partial nail avulsion (PNA) after discussing this option with your podiatrist. This toenail procedure involves the surgical removal of a section of nail and nail matrix under local anaesthetic + the application of a chemical called phenol as a means to help […]

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Baware of the Winklepicker!

One thing I'm constantly surprised about is the lack of awareness of how shoes have an impact on the occurrence of ingrown toenails.

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Salt water soaks for ingrown toenails

Salt water soaks are a useful part of the management of ingrown toenails.

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Antibiotics for an ingrown toenail?

Historical practice involves almost routine use of antibiotics for those with a painful ingrown toenail despite a lack of clinical trial evidence supporting their routine use

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What is the best antiseptic for an ingrown toenail?

One of the best antiseptics for an infected ingrown toenail is Povidone-iodine.

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Does ingrown toenail surgery hurt afterwards?

Ingrown toenails can be a real pain in your foot, which left untreated can pose a serious health risk.

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Can I Drive After Ingrown Toenail Surgery?

Following ingrown toenail surgery, it's important to adhere to some simple guidelines for a quick, painless recovery.

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