Advice, education and research references

Nail Surgery

Vaccari, S., Dika, E., Balestri, R., Rech, G., Piraccini, B.M. & Fanti, P.A. 2010, "Partial excision of matrix and phenolic ablation for the treatment of ingrowing toenail: a 36-month follow-up of 197 treated patients", Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.], vol. 36, no. 8, pp. 1288.

Verrucae Needling under Local Anaesthesia

The study cited below found that 69% of patients had complete resolution of their verrucae following needling treatment, 7% of patients had a reduction in size and pain, whilst 24% showed no improvement. No adverse events were noted.

Longhurst B, Bristow I. The Treatment of Verrucae Pedis Using Falknor’s Needling Method: A Review of 46 Cases. Journal of Clinical Medicine. 2013;2(2):13-21. doi:10.3390/jcm2020013.

Feet at Work

The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists work hard to educate the public and have published a wide range of leaflets and posters. See below the attachment for a leaflet about Working Feet, containing useful information keeping your feet healthy and choosing the right footwear. If you have any specific questions please contact Rockingham Podiatry and book you consultation.