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Verruca Treatment

"Great service and friendly staff. Had a couple of appts and everything is now great"

What are Verrucas? 

Small bumpy growths on the feet or hands, often with black dots on the surface, are caused by a virus that invades the skin through tiny cuts or scrapes. 

Verrucas on the feet can become painful when they are in weight-bearing areas and they can be difficult to treat with over the counter treatments often failing. 

What’s involved?

  • We take time to understand your existing medical conditions and medication, we’ll also undertake a diabetic suitability review.
  • We’ll discuss any questions or concerns you have about potential treatments
  • We will undertake a neuro-vascular assessment to measure sensation and circulation in order for us to be best informed to advise you on potential treatment options.
  • We’ll take a good look at your feet and undertake a full inspection for you. 

Treatment Options

SwiftTM Microwave Treatment

We are the only the only podiatry practice in Monmouthshire offering industry leading SwiftTM microwave treatment which provides a non-intrusive, fast acting and relatively painless way of removing verrucas.

  • Consists of a course of, typically, four 15-minute sessions at monthly intervals
  • This course of treatment can also be used for warts on hands
  • However this is not suitable for patients:
    • aged 10 and under
    • with metal pins, screws, plates or replacement joints below the knee
    • with a compromised immune system
    • who are pregnant or breastfeeding
    • poor circulation or neuropathy
    • fitted with a Pacemaker 

For more information on the Swift Treatment, click here:

Verruca Needling

  • Suitable for patients where SwiftTM microwave treatment is not an option
  • Single treatment lasting about an hour with two 15 minute review sessions 

Cryotherapy and / or Acid-based Treatment

  • Weekly treatment sessions as required
  • Suitable for children aged 10 and under