It is a spring or support device that helps prevent or put an end to pain induced by periungual folds.
- Orthonixia : the set of techniques whose common goal is to rehabilitate the nail and restore its functions
- Steel wire and hook technique
- Titanian wire technique
- Resin strip technique
- Indications : Treatment of morphological deformaties of the nail responsible for severe pain syndrome
- Ingrown toenails
- stage 1
- Embeddded toenails
- Periungual corns
- Subungual hematoma
- Onychogryposis resulting from trauma or micro trauma
- Hypertrophied folds
Important: These techniques require an in-depth knowledge of the ungual structure, of foot-related ungual pedicure skills and of treatment required to correct nail dystrophy. Long-term effective treatment can only be carried out successfully by a qualified podiatrist – chiropodist with experience of these varied techniques.