Podiatry Minimally Invasive Surgery
What is the technique of minimally invasive surgery?
Minimally invasive surgery is a surgical technique that allows us to perform interventions through small incisions, with a quick and non-painful recovery period in most cases, without imposing a significant limitation on daily and leisure activities.
Is there laser surgery in the foot?
Laser surgery is a misnomer that is frequently used to call minimally invasive surgery.
What is the best technique to operate my foot?
There are two types of foot surgery, open (or traditional) surgery and minimally invasive surgery. Both are correct techniques however under our professional experience, the minimally invasive surgery reduces the pain, and the time of recovery since when making small incisions, the damage in the tissues is smaller.
What type of anesthesia is used during surgery?
We use local anesthesia in all our interventions, also in Párraga Foot Clinic we have a team of anesthetists to offer our patients a sedation service for those who prefer.
After the surgery when can I walk?
At the end of the surgery you can go home walking.
Is hospitalization necessary?
No, this is an outpatient surgery. Following our detailed instructions will return home the same day of the intervention.
In Other Treatment
How often do I have to visit the podiatrist?
It is advisable to visit a podiatrist a year, in case of any pathology, the podiatrist will recommend the frequency of visits.
What is a chiropody and how often is it done?
It is an integral treatment of the foot that consists of the elimination of callosities and hardness, as well as a correct cut and milling of nails, preventing the appearance of other pathologies.

Chiropodology also covers the treatment of papillomas, ingrown nails, and infections caused by fungus on the nails or on the skin.

How often do I have to perform a chiropody?
Some factors determining how often we should perform a chiropody are the age, type of callus or pathology that presents and patients with diseases that involve a periodic control of the foot.

In elderly people with vascular diseases or diabetes it is recommended to go once a month.

What treatments exist for the ingrown toenail?
There are two types of treatments, the preservative in which the podiatrist removes the portion of the nail that is incarnated in the skin, and the pain disappears automatically but the injury is usually repeated again and the surgical one by CO2 laser, which solves the problem Definitively.
Is there a novel treatment for the treatment of nail fungus?
Apart from conventional treatments, such as nail lacquer, in Párraga Foot Clinic we have a laser that eliminates them in a definitive way in most cases.