Posts Categorized:Ingrown Toenails

An ingrown nail is a condition in which the nail grows and cuts into one or both sides of the skin or nail bed. A portion of the nail pierces the skin, and may cause irritation, inflammation, or infection. If you have diabetes or vascular issues, you are more susceptible to future health concerns if…

COMPLICATIONS & HOME REMEDIES FOR INGROWN TOENAILS By Bethesda, MD & Springfield, VA Podiatrist, Dr. Paul Ross of The Podiatry Center So far we’ve gone over what causes ingrown toenails, as well as how to properly care for your feet. We also touched on surgical treatments for ingrown toenails and what difficulties might arise if an ingrown toenail…

TIGHT SOCKS CAUSE INGROWN TOENAILS By Bethesda, MD & Springfield, VA Podiatrist, Dr. Paul Ross of The Podiatry Center Did you know that tight socks can cause ingrown toenails? Shoes make sense, but who knew fabric could do so much damage? The culprit is the pressure tight socks put on your toes, especially your big…

SHOES & INGROWN TOENAILS – DO YOUR SHOES FIT? By Bethesda, MD & Springfield, VA Podiatrist, Dr. Paul Ross of The Podiatry Center Though shoes can cause all sorts of foot problems, ingrown toenails are the most common. Many people choose style over comfort, especially women, and this can have some painful consequences over time.…

HOW TO TRIM YOUR TOENAILS PROPERLY By Bethesda, MD & Springfield, VA Podiatrist, Dr. Paul Ross of The Podiatry Center Trimming your toenails seems like a no-brainer, but you’d be surprised how often people do this the wrong way and end up damaging their toenails. Here are some common mistakes people make when trimming their…

COMMON CAUSES OF INGROWN TOENAILS By Bethesda, MD & Springfield, VA Podiatrist, Dr. Paul Ross of The Podiatry Center A common condition and usually affecting the big toe, ingrown toenails can be slightly uncomfortable or very painful. Men have a tendency to get them more than women and adults are more inclined than children. That…

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