Damaged Toe Nails

Damaged Nails

Damaged nails in children can be distressing for both parents and their young ones, affecting not only appearance but also overall foot health. While nail damage can result from various causes, highly experienced care and attention are essential to promote healthy nail growth and prevent potential complications. At Children’s Podiatry Clinics, our experienced team is dedicated to diagnosing, treating, and supporting children with damaged nails, ensuring optimal foot health and comfort.


Understanding Damaged Nails in Children:

Damaged nails can encompass a range of issues, including nail trauma, fungal infections, and ingrown nails, all of which can impact the appearance and function of the nails.

Causes of Damaged Nails:

Several factors can contribute to damaged nails in children, such as:

Signs and Symptoms:

Parents may observe the following signs in children experiencing damaged nails:

Expert Care at Children's Podiatry:

Our dedicated team of Podiatrists is experienced in diagnosing and treating damaged nails in children, providing comprehensive care to support healthy nail growth and appearance.

Thorough Nail Evaluation:

We conduct a detailed assessment to determine the cause and extent of nail damage and any associated conditions.

Individualised Treatment Plans:

Based on our evaluation, we create personalized treatment plans that may include:

Preventive Measures:

We provide guidance on how to prevent future nail damage, including proper footwear, nail care, and hygiene practices.


At Children’s Podiatry, we understand the importance of healthy nails for your child’s comfort and foot health. Our dedicated Podiatrists are committed to providing expert care, personalised treatment plans, and ongoing support to help your child overcome damaged nails and enjoy pain-free, healthy feet.

To learn more about how we can assist your child in managing and preventing damaged nails and promoting optimal nail health, schedule a consultation with our skilled Podiatry team. 

Contact us today and take the first step towards supporting your child’s confident and comfortable movement.


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