DANGERS OF PEDICURES DISCUSSED BY PODIATRIST
posted: Jun 18, 2014.
Podiatrist, Dr. Carla Martin states, "she has treated patients after problem pedicures. The thing is, with those you can get down so far that you can’t tell the difference between the good skin and the bad skin, and that’s when the problem comes in if they go too deep. That’s when you run the risk of infection, but Dr. Martin says the same potential exists from unsterilized tools, foot baths, and basins. She recently opened a nail salon that’s attached to her practice, mainly marketed to patients. They use hospital-grade cleaning solutions and devices. Everything here is autoclaved, which 100% kills everything.”
Toronto Foot clinic, Academy Foot and Orthotic Clinics always advises our patients to be careful when attending foot spas and pedicures to make sure they properly sterilize their equipment. It is always best to buy your own equipment and take it with you when you go. That way you can be sure of not getting infected from another customer with fungus, warts, etc.
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