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What Can We Do For You?

Problematic nails that are thick, ingrown or damaged can be very debilitating and unsightly. This can lead to the surrounding skin and nails to become infected with bacteria or fungus.

At Acorn Chiropody we see a diverse range of problematic nail conditions which can be treated by our HCPC registered podiatrists. In many cases, a one-off treatment is all that is required, but if the nails are persistently troublesome then the podiatrist will provide an alternative treatment plan for permanent resolution such as nail surgery under local anaesthetic.

If you have a problem with your nails, we would advise booking an appointment for a consultation where the podiatrist can explain the treatment process. Early diagnosis and treatment will prevent the problem from reoccurrence and pain.

What Conditions Do We Treat In Routine

  • Nails – damaged, thick, painful, yellow, fungal and ingrown
  • Skin – corns, hard, dry and cracked skin
  • Infections of the skin such as athlete’s foot
  • Foot odour, sweaty feet, eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis

At Acorn we provide a selection of treatment options, if you do not suffer from any of the above conditions and have more foot and posture related problems then visit our biomechanical assessment page as this may be more suited to your needs.

What's Included?

• A full review of medical history and medications
• Listen to the patient’s concerns and needs to devise a treatment plan suited to your needs
• Treatment of corns, hard, dry skin, trimming of nails and if necessary reduction in thickness of nails.
• On completion of treatment, a soothing antibacterial spray will be applied
• Our fully qualified podiatrist will provide you with advice on how to keep your feet in tip top condition and prevent any future problems. If required the podiatrist may suggest further treatment options

Common concerns patients attend with:

  • Difficulty cutting nails
  • Hard (callus), dry cracked skin/ heels
  • Corns
  • Verrucae diagnosis and treatment
  • Problematic nail conditions. E.g fungal, ingrown, psoriatic, thick, discoloured
  • Athletes foot

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