What Causes Ingrown Toenail and What Can be Done to Fix it?

Ingrown Toenail

What Causes Ingrown Toenail and What Can be Done to Fix it? Ingrown toenails can be a frustrating problem often resulting in recurrent infection and pain. The medical term for an ingrown toenail is onychocryptosis which, by definition describes the condition being onycho – nail, crypto – buried/hidden, and sis – condition. Basically, the side/s […]

White Spots On Toenails

white spots on toenails after removing nail polish

White Spots On My Toenails Ever wondered what those ugly white spots are on your toenails after removing your nail polish? It’s quite likely that you have a fungal nail infection, medically termed Onychomycosis. Onychomycosis can result in many shades of unsightly toenail discolourations as well as causing the nail to become brittle and thickened […]

Telehealth Podiatry Consultations For Children

Telehealth Podiatry Consultations for Your Child during Covid-19 You may think that social distancing and current restrictions associated with Covid-19 means your child is unable to commence or continue treatment with a podiatrist. However, in this ever adapting climate we have introduced Telehealth, enabling an online consultation with our Children’s Podiatrist Antoni Caserta, where your […]

What has Caused Your Fungal Toenail?

Fungal Toenail Infection

What has caused my Fungal Toenail? A fungal toenail is the result of an infection from a particular classification, or genus, of fungi called Trichophyton, with the more common species affecting the skin of the feet and toenails being Trichopyton rubrum. The fungal spores often reside on our skin but in such small numbers so […]