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What is a Foot Care Nurse

A Foot Care Nurse is a nurse who has become specialized in the care of "routine"
foot care problems. 

Each Foot Care Nurse works independently and
their practice may vary. Their specific training and whether they have achieved Certification will be shown in their individual listings. 

Below is some general information 
on the care they may provide.



Treatment usually includes:

  • filing nails
  • trimming nails
  • reducing thick nails if needed
  • callouses and corns reduced or removed
  • removing ingrown part of nail if required

The Foot Care Nurse will take a
brief history including:

  • underlying disease
  • history foot health
  • current medications
The Nurse will then thoroughly examine
your feet documenting:
  • foot structure
  • foot health
  • circulation
  • skin care issues

Important Note:

The Nurse may make recommendations for you to visit your Podiatrist or Medical Doctor if problems are discovered during the brief history and physical examination.  

****It is your responsibility to follow through on this recommendation for your best health and safety.

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NOTE: Foot Care Nurses listed in this Directory are independent providers 
and AFCNA does not warrant their training or competency.


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