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Black Toenail

Black Toenail Treatment in St. Louis and Chesterfield

Black Toenail Treatment

in St. Louis and Chesterfield

Also called “runner’s toe or “tennis toe”, this condition can be painful but not serious. Downward pressure leading to repetitive trauma leads to bleeding and pooling of blood underneath the nail plate. Please call us 314-207-7280 to request a consultation about this treatable condition.

Must Know About This

  • The deformed nail plate will gradually grow out and be replaced by a new, normal-appearing nail plate in several months.
  • The condition can also result from a traumatic injury, such as slamming a finger in a door.
  • The affected nail can either be treated either conservatively by drilling a hole through the nail, or by removing the nail.

Good to Know About This

  • Also called “runner’s toe or “tennis toe”, this condition can be painful but not serious.
  • Downward pressure leading to repetitive trauma leads to bleeding and pooling of blood underneath the nail plate.
  • The nail plate may also become thicker and more brittle as a result of the injury.

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Feet for Life Podiatry Centers are one of the top-ranked foot and ankle practices in the Midwest, specializing in both surgical and nonsurgical procedures to relieve your pain and give you beautiful, functional feet with minimal downtime or discomfort.

8637 Delmar Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63124

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