Keeping Your Toenails Healthy

Keeping Your Toenails Healthy

Many people tend to take their feet for granted until a problem develops, and that also applies to the toenails. One of the best ways to avoid certain complications with your toenails is to get into a regular habit of inspecting your toenails more carefully than you might otherwise do during the occasional trimming and polishing. Changes in nail texture and color can be indicative of infection by bacteria or fungi, which can become much worse if left untreated.

To keep your toenails healthy, be on the lookout for these potential problems:

If you are experiencing problems with your toenails, your foot care specialist can help. Dr. Scott Nelson of Foot and Ankle Medical Clinic in Garland, TX, is a board-certified and highly experienced podiatrist who has helped people suffering from all types of foot and ankle injuries and deformities. From bunions, to diabetic foot problems, sports injuries and fungal nails, you can trust that Dr. Nelson and his staff are wholeheartedly devoted to your foot health. Please contact our office with any questions you may have or to schedule an appointment by calling 972-414-9800.

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