FAQ: Ingrown Toenails


 

How can I prevent ingrown toenails?

An ingrown toenail can be painful and irritating. It can even lead to other conditions like a fungal infection. In order to prevent ingrown toenails you need to take a little extra care with your feet. When trimming or clipping your nails, make sure you don’t cut them too short. Cut straight across—not curved at the corners—and then file the rough edges smooth. You should also wear shoes that fit you properly. Footwear that is too tight at the front end can lead to an ingrown nail, because it presses against your toes. Pick styles that have room for your toes to wiggle freely. Repeated trauma or stress to your feet can also lead to an ingrown nail. If you play sports, wear protective shoes that will keep your nails from being injured.

If you have more questions about preventing or treating an ingrown toenail, call Dr. Rahn Ravenell today to schedule an appointment. Coastal Podiatry, LLC in Mt. Pleasant, SC is dedicated to maintaining the health of your feet so you don’t have to suffer needlessly.

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Coastal Podiatry

Podiatrists & Podiatric Surgeons located in Mount Pleasant, SC & Moncks Corner, SC

Coastal Podiatry, LLC specializes in foot care and reconstructive surgery. Under the direction of Drs. Rahn and Tamika Ravenell, patients from Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina are welcome for the treatment and care for many foot conditions such as ankle sprains, Athlete’s foot, bunions, corns and calluses, diabetic foot problems, plantar fasciitis, and more.

At Coastal Podiatry, LLC, the best care possible is offered for each patient who walks through the door. The doctors and staff work together to ensure a positive experience from checkups to surgeries. They offer the most advanced technology to provide patients with quick and convenient results including a state-of-the-art digital ultrasound machine and digital X-ray onsite that makes diagnostic procedures faster and safer than ever before. The doctors specialize in everything from preventative maintenance to reconstructive foot surgery for all your podiatric needs.

If you are experiencing foot pain of any kind, call or visit Coastal Podiatry, LLC today. Welcoming new patients and accepting most forms of insurance.

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Coastal Podiatry

Coastal Podiatry, LLC specializes in foot care and reconstructive surgery. Under the direction of Drs. Rahn and Tamika Ravenell, patients from Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina are welcome for the treatment and care for many foot conditions such as ankle sprains, Athlete’s foot, bunions, corns and calluses, diabetic foot problems, plantar fasciitis, and more.

At Coastal Podiatry, LLC, the best care possible is offered for each patient who walks through the door. The doctors and staff work together to ensure a positive experience from checkups to surgeries. They offer the most advanced technology to provide patients with quick and convenient results including a state-of-the-art digital ultrasound machine and digital X-ray onsite that makes diagnostic procedures faster and safer than ever before. The doctors specialize in everything from preventative maintenance to reconstructive foot surgery for all your podiatric needs.

If you are experiencing foot pain of any kind, call or visit Coastal Podiatry, LLC today. Welcoming new patients and accepting most forms of insurance.


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