Fungal toenails are a very common foot complaint. Although rarely dangerous to ones health, nails can become unsightly and for some people this is embarrassing. Damage to the toenail usually proceeds fungal toenails and although the condition is not an easy one to cure and can be a lengthy process, a visit to your podiatrist is a step in the right direction. PW Podiatry can reduce the fungal load, minimise toenail damage and guide you to your best anti-fungal treatment. This treatment may be topical or oral and can often include cutting and shaving the nail back. It is important to remember that no matter what method of treatment is chosen, the existing nail cannot be repaired, a new healthy nail needs to grow in its place.