Thick Nails

Thick Nails

Thick nails, medically known as onychauxis, can be a concern for children, leading to discomfort and potential complications if left untreated. Fortunately, Children’s Podiatry have expert knowledge in diagnosing and managing a wide range of foot and nail conditions, including thick nails.


Understanding Thick Nails in Children:

Thick nails, characterised by an overgrowth of the nail plate, can result from various factors such as genetics, trauma, fungal infections, or underlying health issues. While thick nails may not always be a cause for immediate concern, they can lead to discomfort, difficulty in wearing shoes, and even inhibit proper foot development.

How Children's Podiatry Can Help:

Children’s Podiatry Clinic can play a crucial role in addressing thick nails in children. Our expertise enables us to provide comprehensive care and effective solutions, including:

Accurate Diagnosis:

Perform a thorough assessment to determine the underlying cause of thick nails, whether it's a fungal infection, trauma, or other factors.

Tailored Treatment Plans:

Based on the diagnosis, we can create customised treatment plans to address thick nails. Treatment options may includes

Preventive Measures:

Children’s Podiatry Clinics emphasize preventive care to ensure children maintain healthy nails. We educate children and parents about proper nail care practices, hygiene routines, and footwear choices to prevent future nail issues.

Ongoing Monitoring:

Regular follow-up appointments with our clinic allows for monitoring your child's progress and adjusting treatment plans as needed to ensure optimal results.

To learn more about how we can assist your child in overcoming intoeing and ensuring their optimal foot health, schedule a consultation with our experienced Children’s Podiatry team. Contact us today and take the first step towards supporting your child’s healthy and active lifestyle.

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