POST-SURGICAL
NAIL INSTRUCTIONS

OrthoWashington physicians treat shoulder injuries.

POST SURGICAL NAIL INSTRUCTIONS

  • Leave the dressing in place for 24 hours. Elevate the foot.
  • The day after the procedure, remove the dressing by soaking in Epsom salt solution (½ cup Epson salt per quart of warm water). Soak 10 to 12 minutes three times every day. Keep nail covered with a cloth bandage when not soaking.
  • Continue soaking until instructed to stop (usually about two weeks).

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