SR Therapies

Bold Perfection

Welcome

Hello and Welcome to Our Home Page. learn more »

LOGIN

WHO's ON LINE

We have 13 guests and 3 members online

JG Listings

Our therapists

Nail care - 2

Star InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar Inactive
 

feet16feet16feet16feet16feet16feet16feet16

 

Nail care - 2

Most people need to trim their toenails about every six weeks to eight weeks. As the body ages, though, the nails grow more slowly. Olde adults may only need to trim their toenails at intervals of three to six months. How long you go between nail trimmings is a matter of personal preference.

 

In general, though, keeping the nails too short ( so short that they hurt after trimming or become ingrown) can cause more problems than allowing them to grow longer.Most people need to trim their toenails about every six weeks to eight weeks. As the body ages, though, the nails grow more slowly.

 

 

Older adults may only need to trim their toenails at intervals of three to six months. How long you go between nail trimmings is a matter of personal preference. In general, though, keeping the nails too short ( so short that they hurt after trimming or become ingrown) can cause more problems than allowing them to grow longer.

 

However excessively long nails can also become ingrown and are more vulnerable to injury and infection.Nail care, when done properly and regularly, will help maintain the health and integrity of the nails and the surrounding skin.Investing the time and energy ingood footcare practices minimizes the risks of nail and skin problems.

 

The following sections describe the b asic steps necessary for good toenail care.

 

Reference: Great Feet For Life: Paul Langer, DPM

MailChimp Signup

Subscribe to Newsletter
Please wait

We use cookies on our website. Some of them are essential for the operation of the site, while others help us to improve this site and the user experience (tracking cookies). You can decide for yourself whether you want to allow cookies or not. Please note that if you reject them, you may not be able to use all the functionalities of the site.

Ok
X

Right Click

No right click