Pedicure Dangers

As podiatrists you can probably imagine that our opinions on pedicures are not exactly stellar. This is because we tend to see a lot of what can happen when pedicures go wrong. It is common for us to treat ingrown toenails and fungal infections that have occured after a visit to the local pedicurist. To make sure you don’t fall victim to these problems make sure you follow the tips below.

 

 

 

 

Another note, most podiatrists advise against their diabetic patients visiting a pedicurist. Diabetics, as well as anyone else with a compromised immune system should always consult their podiatrist for any foot care needs.

 

If you suspect you’ve picked up something unwanted from your last pedicure please call your local Ankle & Foot Associates, LLC office for an appointment. We have 18 offices throughout south Georgia and coastal South Carolina to better serve you and your loved ones.

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