Warts. It’s a word we don’t like to use (or admit to the fact that sometimes they belong on our bodies). Whether the viral skin infection was caught in the communal pool or in the change rooms at the gym, denying the fact of their existence may mean that warts become more and more stubborn. So let’s just talk, warts-and-all, about warts.
Do not fret, it’s not all doom and gloom; especially when there is an exciting new treatment available at MediPedi for plantar warts. So if you know someone who might benefit from this, listen up!
Current wart treatments vary from the use of applications of acid through to painful cryotherapy that requires repeated applications and is often unsuccessful (Studies suggest around 30%). However, podiatrists have been frustrated by the lack of effective and efficient treatments for warts. That is, up until now.
MediPedi is excited to announce a breakthrough treatment for planter warts. Called The Swift Machine, this microwave therapy helps with the eradication of warts.
So how does it work? Swift uses microwave energy which is delivered through a special probe applied to the skin to treat the affected tissue. This stimulates an immune response from the body causing the bodies immune system to kill the wart virus. A recent study showed an 83% success rate.
Unlike traditional treatments, there is no need for dressings to be left on and kept dry, there is no build-up of dead skin and no worry of burning the skin due to excess use of acid or cold treatments. Most people require three treatments, one month apart with no self-treatment required.
Swift is suitable for both kids and adults with each treatment taking only seconds per lesion. In fact, most people describe the treatment as a light pinprick and is certainly far less painful that cryotherapy or acid.
So there we are. There is hope yet for those stubborn plantar warts. If you or a loved one has a wart that needs treatment, contact MediPedi now and book your Gap Free Assessment. MediPedi’s Swift machine will be located at their Norwood clinic. Email [email protected] or book a Gap Free assessment through their online booking system here.
Where: 221 The Parade Norwood SA 5067