What is a medical pedicure?
A medical pedicure is a service performed by highly skilled foot care specialists, who combine the medical expertise of a podiatry office with quality, safe, hygienic, and aesthetic care of the toenails and the soles of the feet. This service is offered in a private setting, which helps promote relaxation and comfort. A medical pedicure adheres to the highest levels of sanitation to exceed OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) standards for maintaining a clean environment and preventing the spread of germs, fungus and disease.
What are the benefits of a medical pedicure?
As our licensed nail technicians are also part of our medical staff, trained in the proper care and examination of the feet, they can quickly assess if their are any potential problems with the nails or the feet which may need to be evaluated by our physicians. West Georgia Podiatry Medi Foot Spa provides medical pedicures without the risk of fungal infection, bacterial growth, and contamination. By using a disposable foot spa system with single-use liners and sterilized equipment, we eliminate the possible contamination found in regular nail salons from non-sterilized basins, filters, magnetic jets, and not fully sterilized tools. In our facility, our disposable items are never re-used; our nail polish is infused with anti-fungal medication; and our brushes and polish are never shared between clients.
Do I need to be a patient of West Georgia Podiatry to schedule a medical pedicure?
You do not need to be an established patient of our practice. West Georgia Podiatry Medi Foot Spa treatments are offered to anyone who desires a safe, sterile pedicure, by a licensed trained professional in a relaxed private setting.
Is a medical pedicure for me?
Anyone who desires safe, sterile pampering of their feet in a medical setting would benefit from a medical pedicure. Why not take care of those feet that work so hard for you every day? A medical pedicures is crucial for: anyone living with diabetes, arthritis sufferers, runners, ballet and dance professionals, athletes, teachers, nurses, wait staff and bartenders, construction workers, postal workers, police officers, fitness pros, moms, dads, children, and anyone who realizes the importance of professional care of their feet.
What type of nail polish is used?
We use Dr.'s REMEDY® nail polish. Dr.'s REMEDY® is a line of special formulated nail care created by board certified podiatrists. Dr.'s REMEDY® collection of products can minimize the appearance of dry brittle nails, hydrate nail cuticles and improve the wear-time of your nail color.
Each product has been enriched with a unique blend of organic ingredients. This blend includes: Tea Tree Oil, an essential oil, found to have an antiseptic and anti-fungal activity. Dr.'s REMEDY® is the best alternative nail care line for anyone who wants beautiful looking nails and wants to avoid formaldehyde, formaldehyde resin, toluene. and DBP. Dr.'s REMEDY® is vegan friendly and utilizes a range of organic ingredients.
What skincare line does West Georgia Podiatry Medi Foot Spa offer?
West Georgia Podiatry Medi Foot Spa uses Footlogix® the world's first and only Pediceutical® mousse based foot care line using Dermal Infusion Technology(DIT). This delivery system carries active ingredients past the Stratum Corneum(outer layer of the skin) into the deeper layers, helping to restore the health of the skin. This technology ensures that the Footlogix® active ingredients penetrate further than ordinary products in order to reach the targeted areas. With no greasy outer layer to occlude it, the skin is hydrated and retains its ability to function normally, resulting in healthy feet.
What is KeryFlex Nail Restoration?
KeryFlex Nail Restoration is a painless, in-office application that restores the appearance of an individual’s natural nails. This system remodels an individual’s damaged nails affected by fungus, defects or trauma. The composite resin creates a flexible, but durable, non-porous nail that allows the remaining natural nail to grow. The KeryFlex nail is an immediate cosmetic improvement providing a natural-looking nail. It is unaffected by acetone, nail polishes or detergents.
The KeryFlex Nail Restoration System consists of three components:
KeryFlex Bonding Agent optimizes the adhesion of the KeryFlex Resin to the natural nail.
KeryFlex Resin is a lightweight, medical-grade gel used to build up the nail and allows for sculpting and contouring
KeryFlex Sealant is a UV curing top coat to seal the KeryFlex nail making it non-porous and non-permeable. Keryflex.com
Are Medi Foot Spa services covered by medical insurance?
All West Georgia Podiatry Medi Foot Spa services are classified as cosmetic, and are not covered by insurance.