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Bunion Removal

Heel Pain

Podiatry/Foot & Ankle

Arthritis

Bursitis

Carpal Tunnel Release

Hip Fractures

Knee Arthroscopy

Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedics

Rotator Cuff

Spine Care

An ingrown toenail occurs when the nail border penetrates the skin causing pain. If left untreated, infection may result. An ingrown toe nail has many causes: Improper nail cutting, aggressive cuticle care, tight fitting shoes, or direct nail trauma are the most common. A fungal infection of the nails can cause the nail to change shape and grow inward. Initial treatment consists of removal of the offending portion of nail and drainage of infection if present. If the ingrown nail is recurrent, then permanent removal of the ingrown portion of nail is performed.