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... Toenail fungus often occurs in adults and can be contracted in many different ways including pedicures by others, nail injuries, or even wearing closed-in footwear...

Pedicurists Cannot Act as Your Podiatrist for Foot Problems
 While most people get pedicures to wind down and relax, pedicurists want some of their customers to know a few things they should and should not expect from the process...

4 Gifts for Happy Feet
...If you go for professional pedicures at a salon and have your own tools, you’ll be assured that they have not come in contact with any bacteria or fungus which can lead to athlete’s foot or fungal nails...

Preventing Fungal Toenail Infections
...Always disinfect home pedicure tools and if you have professional pedicures make sure your salon properly sanitizes tools and foot baths Use anti-fungal powder on feet If possible, rotate shoes so that you don’t wear the same pair two days in a row If you have any concerns about changes you notice in your toenails, make an appointment at our Reading office at your earliest convenience...

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New England & Ankle Specialists

(781) 944-4044
30 New Crossing Road Suite 311 Reading, MA 01876