Halloween and Nail Fungus Can Both Cause a Scare

If you want to get into the Halloween spirit, check out the Reindeer Manor in Red Oak, TX, going on until November 8, 2014. This is the oldest haunted attraction in Texas and one of the oldest continuously-running haunts in the world—be prepared for some thrills and chills!

Something else that can be a little frightening? Nail fungus. Unsightly, discolored nails can bring a chill of its own, but you don’t have to dress up like a zombie every year just to try and cover it up—we have treatment that will zap it!

dallas toenail treatmentYou may be wondering how this nail problem happens in the first place. It is caused by a microscopic organism that typically lives in warm, moist environments. Going barefoot in a public shower, locker room, or pool area, for example, would put you at risk. The fungus can creep in through an injury on your nail bed or a small crack between your toe and the nail plate. Once there, it grows and festers and breaks down the nail tissue. This is what causes the discoloration, brittleness, and thickening of the toenail. Over time it can cause the nail to smell, crack, and lift off the toe completely. In addition to being unsightly, it can also be painful and the risk of infection can be serious, especially for someone with diabetes.

If you already have discolored, crumbling toes, have no fear! At Dallas Podiatry Works we have a state-of-the-art treatment process called the Q Clear™ Laser. Sure, you can get a topical cream that may mask the problem for a bit, but why not get rid of it completely? This laser targets the fungus growing under the nail and destroys it. It does not damage the nail or surrounding skin or tissues and allows the body to start growing a healthy, new nail right away. It does take some time for the nail to grow out, so if you are concerned about the look of your toenails now, ask us about our KeryFlex™ toenail restoration treatment as well.

Don’t wait to treat a nail fungus problem—contact Dallas Podiatry Works today to get your healthy nails back. Call Drs. Joel Brook, Arroyo, and McClurkin in Dallas, TX at 972.853.7100 or in Plano, TX at (972) 943-3323.

The doctor has great “bedside manners” when talking to patients. Great staff and comfortable atmosphere.

Derrick W.

The staff at Dallas Podiatry Works could not have been more courteous, helpful, and professional in doing their job. They made me feel comfortable when I was there, which is certainly appreciated. They answered all the questions that I had and just made each visit the most pleasurable that it could be. I would highly recommend them to anyone needing this type of foot care.

Joseph B.

I would highly recommend Dr. Brook to anyone with foot problems–especially problems that stump other podiatrists. He really is very caring and very knowledgeable.

Jeannette H.

Dr. Joel Brook and the staff were nice and helpful. Though I was a new patient, I got right in as soon as they were open in my preferred location. They diagnosed the problem and provided medicines along with a perfect gel bandage so I could keep exercising while my toes healed. My toes already hurt less and look a little better each day. If I have future issues, I will be a repeat customer. Here’s hoping I don’t, but at least I know my feet are in good hands.

Meryl E.

I visited this office for an ingrown toe nail a few years ago. After seeing another doctor, who made it worse, he referred me to Dallas Podiatry Works. The doctor there was able to fix my problem. I’m not great with reviews, all I can tell you is that this doctor and staff will have you up and running or doing whatever it is you do in no time. You will be in great hands. You’d be a fool not to use this doctor. Now its time to visit him again for the other toe.

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Been having bad ankle pains for 6 months was referred here and it was a great visit ladies in the front desk medical assistants and the Doctor were all very friendly and make you feel very comfortable.

Elizabeth G.

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Dallas Office: 12221 Merit Drive, Suite 280, Dallas, TX 75251

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