Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails are a painful condition characterized by the nail digging into the surrounding skin, leading to inflammation and possible infection in the toe. This is a serious condition for people with impaired circulation or other systemic diseases.

Causes of Ingrown Toenails

  • Heredity
  • Improper nail trimming
  • Trauma
  • Shoe pressure
  • Poor foot structure


  • Trim toenails straight across
  • Select the proper shoe for size and fit
  • Avoid shoe gear with narrow toe boxes


  • Foot soaks in warm water with Epsom salt
  • Partial or complete nail removal by a podiatrist
  • Shoe gear modification with wider toe boxes

Book An Appointment

Patient Experiences

39 Total Reviews

Request Your Appointment Today