Are You Looking For A Solution To Your Fungal Toenails In Knutsford, Cheshire ?

Conveniently located near the M6 and M56

Cheshire Foot Clinic, 21A Tatton Street, Knutsford, WA16 6AE

There is a large car park opposite with designated disabled spaces closest to the clinic

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Knutsford, Cheshire

Does any of this sound familiar?

  • Do you find yourself being self-conscious, particularly in social situations where people may notice the affected nails?

  • Do you find it difficult to trim or maintain your nails properly, which results in discomfort?

  • Do you have brittle nails that are prone to breaking, which can be painful and interfere with your daily activities?

  • Do you have a foul smell from your affected nails that is starting to affect your confidence and social interactions?

  • Do you find yourself itching, scratching, or picking at the affected area?

  • Have you started to worry that you will never get rid of your fungal toenail and may never be able to resume the activities you love?

If you answered YES to any of the above, you're not alone. At Cheshire Foot Clinic we hear stories like this every single day and we know EXACTLY how to help fix your fungal nail pain.

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Signs and Symptoms That May Suggest You Have a Fungal Nail Problem

If you’ve got fungal nail problem – it’s very tempting to think that it’s nothing, that it will go away on its own. Or, you might pass it off as something “everyone” your age suffers from…

There’s no obvious reason why it happened – but it doesn’t seem to be shifting and its been there a good while now.

If that’s happening to you, you’re not alone – and we hear this type of thing all the time. In fact, it's one of THE most common nail problems that we see in Cheshire Foot Clinic.

Common symptoms include:

  • Discoloured nails

  • Thickened nails

  • Brittle or crumbly nails

  • Buildup of debris under the nail

  • Foul odour

  • Difficulty in applying nail polish

  • Pain or discomfort

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The Cheshire Foot Clinic Fungal Toenail Programme

Step 1 - Comprehensive Toenail Examination

Our experienced and knowledgeable practitioners will take a detailed history and examine you to identify exactly what is causing your Fungal Nail. We will assess:

  • Your toenail range of movement

  • Your foot hygiene and footwear

  • The biomechanics of the way you walk

  • Any existing trauma or injury to the toenail

Step 2 -  Customised Treatment Plan

The team at Cheshire Foot Clinic are experts in fungal nail treatment.

We use the latest medical research and technology to produce a bespoke treatment plan to get you back fit and active doing all the things that your fungal nail is stopping you doing.

Step 3 - Recovery

Each treatment aims to gently and progressively get your moving again without pain, as quickly as possible, to allow you to get back to normal and start doing the things you love.

We will give you a structured rehabilitation programme, to help break the cycle and prevent the problem from returning.

Is The Fungal Nail Programme Right for You?

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  • Our team of podiatrists at Cheshire Foot Clinic are experts in fungal nail treatment, helping 1000's of patients get back to walking and running with relief from foot pain.

  • Here’s just a few of the things our Podiatry Team can do for you:

  • We can help quickly relieve your pain and stiffness, often within just a couple of sessions.

  • On day one, we can inform you of what you have, why you have it, and how to get rid of it, so you can feel confident and informed about your treatment.

  • We can help you discover what's truly causing your fungal nail infection and address the root issue in as little as 20 minutes.

  • Our treatments can help give you more energy to enjoy each day to the fullest.

  • We can help you say goodbye to taking harmful painkillers long-term and find a more effective solution.

  • Our treatments can help you avoid surgery and painful injections.

  • We can help you skip the doctor's waiting room and avoid repeated visits to get more prescriptions.

  • We want to help you reclaim the quality time with family and friends that your fungal toenail may have taken away.

  • Our goal is to help you stay active and enjoy a fulfilling life, free from the curse of your fungal toenail pain.

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From Consultation to Treatment

What to Expect at Your First Podiatry Visit

We're excited to see you at your appointment! We want to make sure you feel comfortable and well-informed, so don't hesitate to ask us any questions about our treatments, our clinic, or even our payment options. Our goal is to help you get back to living your life free of pain, so let's work together to make that happen!

  • Discuss your foot health goals

  • Complete foot examination

  • Discover your options

  • Start a custom treatment plan

8 Reasons To Choose Cheshire Foot Clinic

  • Professional, Friendly, and Knowledgeable: Our patients say that our dedicated team is professional, friendly, and knowledgeable. They are experts in their field and in creating an environment where you feel comfortable discussing your foot care needs.

  • Individual Treatment Plans: We understand that each person is unique, and so are their feet. That's why at Cheshire Foot Clinic, we tailor treatment plans to address your specific concerns. Whether you're dealing with a common issue or a rare condition, our personalised approach ensures you receive the care that suits your individual needs.

  • A Wide Range of Foot Care Services: Cheshire Foot Clinic offers a comprehensive foot care service to cater to diverse needs. From routine check-ups to advanced treatments, our clinic is well-equipped to handle most foot conditions. Whether you need preventive care or specialised interventions, we've got you covered.

  • Collectively Over 50 Years of Experience: Benefit from the wealth of experience our team brings to the table. With well over 50 years of combined expertise, Cheshire Foot Clinic guarantees professionals who have encountered and successfully addressed a wide spectrum of foot-related issues. Trust us to provide effective solutions based on our extensive knowledge and hands-on experience.

  • Full Assessment of All Our Patients: Every patient at Cheshire Foot Clinic undergoes a thorough and comprehensive assessment. We believe in leaving no stone unturned when it comes to understanding your foot health. This meticulous approach ensures that we identify underlying issues, enabling us to devise the most suitable treatment plans for optimal results.

  • Members of the Royal College of Podiatrists and HCPC Registered: Our commitment to excellence is reflected in our affiliation with the Royal College of Podiatrists. We are dedicated to upholding the highest standards of patient care.

  • Fully Equipped Treatment Rooms and Disabled Access: Cheshire Foot Clinic prioritises accessibility and comfort. Our fully equipped treatment rooms are designed to provide a seamless and efficient experience for our patients. We also ensure disabled access, ensuring that everyone, regardless of mobility challenges, can benefit from our exceptional foot care services.

  • Exceptional Patient-Centric Care: Our commitment to providing exceptional patient-centric care goes beyond professional expertise. The high recommendations from our patients stem from the genuine care and attention we invest in each individual.

Frequently Asked Questions About Fungal Nails

What causes fungal toenails?

Fungal toenails, also known as onychomycosis, are primarily caused by various types of fungi, such as dermatophytes, yeasts, and molds. These organisms thrive in warm and moist environments, making toenails susceptible to infection, especially in conditions like sweaty shoes or damp communal areas.

How can I prevent fungal toenail infections?

To prevent fungal toenail infections, practice good foot hygiene. Keep your feet clean and dry, trim your toenails regularly, wear breathable shoes, and change socks frequently. Avoid walking barefoot in public places like locker rooms and pool areas, and be cautious when getting pedicures to ensure that tools are properly sanitised.

What are the symptoms of fungal toenails?

Common symptoms of fungal toenails include discoloration (yellowing or darkening of the nail), thickening, brittleness, distorted shape, and a foul odor. In some cases, the infected nail may separate from the nail bed, leading to pain or discomfort.

How is a fungal toenail infection diagnosed?

Diagnosis often involves a visual examination by a healthcare professional. Additionally, they may take a nail clipping or sample to perform laboratory tests like a fungal culture or microscopy to identify the specific fungus causing the infection.

What are the treatment options for fungal toenails?

Treatment options vary, and they may include antifungal medications (oral or topical), medicated nail polish, or in severe cases, surgical removal of the nail. It's important to consult with a healthcare professional to determine the most appropriate treatment based on the severity of the infection.

How long does it take to cure a fungal toenail infection?

The duration of treatment varies depending on the severity of the infection and the chosen treatment method. It may take several weeks to several months for the new, healthy nail to replace the infected portion. Consistent and diligent adherence to the prescribed treatment is crucial for successful resolution.

Can over-the-counter antifungal products treat fungal toenails effectively?

While some over-the-counter antifungal products may provide relief for mild cases, consulting a healthcare professional for proper diagnosis and prescription-strength medications is advisable for more severe infections. Over-the-counter options may not be potent enough for effective treatment in some cases.

Are fungal toenail infections contagious?

Yes, fungal toenail infections can be contagious. Avoid sharing personal items such as nail clippers and socks, and practice good hygiene to reduce the risk of spreading the infection to others or other areas of your own body.

Can I wear nail polish if I have a fungal toenail infection?

It's generally recommended to avoid nail polish during the treatment of a fungal toenail infection, as it may trap moisture and exacerbate the condition. Keeping the nails clean and allowing them to breathe is crucial for effective treatment.

What should I do if home remedies don't improve my fungal toenails?

If home remedies prove ineffective, or if the infection worsens, consult a healthcare professional. They can provide a proper diagnosis and recommend appropriate prescription medications or other advanced treatment options. Early intervention increases the likelihood of successful treatment.

Please note that these FAQs provide general information and should not replace personalised advice from a qualified healthcare professional. It is important to consult with a trusted podiatrist to assess your individual case and determine the most suitable treatment plan for your foot pain concerns.

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Where To Find Cheshire Foot Clinic

Cheshire Foot Clinic, 21A Tatton Street, Knutsford, WA16 6AE

There is a large car park opposite with designated disabled spaces closest to the clinic

21A Tatton St, Knutsford WA16 6AE, UK

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