Part of the allure of outdoor running is being able to appreciate firsthand the natural beauty this world has to offer. We can think of few places better to do so than Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. Bordering Plano, TX to the west, this 200-acre park has both paved and natural trails that appeal to runners of all levels. Before you head to Arbor Hills, we have some running advice to help you enjoy your run without coming home to find out you have developed a black toenail.
If you are a running beginner, you may be unfamiliar with the condition, but a black toenail is often, but not always, a bruised nail. When a blood blister forms under your nail, it cannot breathe and will take longer to heal than a blister otherwise would.
While you are reconnecting with nature at the preserve, you don’t have to worry about suffering from a bruised toenail if you:
Dallas Podiatry Works is your source for everything feet—from accurate diagnosis and effective treatment to running advice so you can prevent injuries in the first place. If you need help determining the best course of action when you sustain a bruised nail, give us a call. You can reach our Dallas office at (972) 566-7474, our Plano office at (972) 943-3323, or use our online form to request an appointment today. Don’t forget to connect with us on Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, and Twitter for current news, expert advice, and helpful tips!