Verrucae are warty growths which occur on the soles or toes of your feet. They are caused by the Human papilloma virus and can be contracted in any communal areas such as swimming baths and changing rooms. They are highly contageous, and should you be unlucky to catch the virus, precautions should be taken not to walk around barefoot anywhere.
Verrucae can often be painful and unsightly and extremely difficult to treat.Peoples first port of call is normally visiting the chemist however this will not cure your Verrucae .For those patients with a verrucae which have become resistant to both over the counter ointments and cryosurgical treatments, surgical removal is an option under a local anaesthetic.We are finding more and more people are becoming resistant to over the counter treatments, we advise you book in to see a highly qualified podiatrist and he should be your first port of call to assess your verrucae as to wheather we can treat or surgically remove.Alternative to surgical removal is dry needling therapy with Dan Broadley . This is a new treatment that the clinic offers to patients with stubborn verrucae.