Care Tips

There are several footcare tips that can be taken to help prevent recurrence:

  • Wear well-fitting shoes without heels or narrow toes
  • Wear clean socks and avoid wearing trainers where possible
  • Keep good foot hygiene
  • Wear flip flops when using a communal shower
  • Clip the toenails to keep them short but use a separate pair of clippers for the infected nail to prevent spreading the infection
  • Ensure that athlete's foot is treated effectively to stop the spread of the infection to the nail.