Treatment of incarnate nail
Also called onychocryptosis . It appears when the edge of the nail digs into the finger causing pain, inflammation and redness. This condition normally appears on the big toe, although it can also affect the rest of the toes. Treatment consists of removing the spike from the affected nail. The choice of treatment depends on severity.
Ortonixia is an alternative treatment that consists of applying different techniques of nail reeducation using a wire or tongue, it is similar to orthodontics used by dentists, the results vary according to the severity of each patient. In acute cases there is the possibility of undergoing surgery to permanently remove the spicule.