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Podiatry

Podiatry

Podiatry is the branch of medical science that aims to treat disorders of the feet through chiropody (the goal is to clean the calluses and / or cut nails that pierce) and deformities of the feet with individual templates as through the mold of the foot to provide a solution to the problem. They are manufactured with materials that absorb high impact, by virtue of factors such as weight, profession or sport.

What other treatments actually do?

Laser onychomycosis (nail fungus): causes a controlled thermal effect which eliminates fungal infections of the nails effectively. The energy of the pulses of laser light penetrates through the nail, quickly raising the temperature of the microorganisms and fungi getting deeper without causing damage to the surrounding tissue. The treatment is safe, comfortable and fast as it can treat both feet complete in about 15 minutes.

Ingrown toenail surgery: A definitive solution to ingrown toenails. Is performed using local anesthesia, the patient walking out of our consultation.

Biomechanical Study: Consists of an analysis of the foot platform with a computerized static and dynamic position and its relationship to other structures such as the knee, hip or spine.
We perform a comprehensive study of the position and its motion through which we can prevent problems such as tendonitis, sprains repetition, plantar fasciitis, calcaneal spurs, muscle overload ...

FAQ

- When you have foot problems such as corns, calluses, ingrown toenails, fungal ...
- When you have an ingrown toenail chronically.
- When you have discomfort to the feet, ankles and knees when walking.
- When you want to start doing a sport involving the lower extremity.

Named a painful callositat appears between the toes by excessive pressure or friction between them. Will you come to the podiatrist elimination discouraged the use of callicides and will be this way and with the use of wider toe shoes to avoid its rapid onset. We should make frequent relapses Silicone orthotics, but the final pass by surgical correction.

Calluses are normal responses of the skin to increase the pressure and friction. The presence of keratin localized increase indicates an abnormal increase in the forces of the foot. The most common location is the metatarsal heads at planting, the heels and the back of the interphalangeal joints of the fingers. If the pressure is very high and localized produces what are called helomes.
Periodically removed by cleaning painless overgrowth of this skin can be prevented and treated by placing a support stand to correct or compensate for the bad foot supports or items for protection of the fingers. There is also the possibility of surgery.


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