Verrucas & Warts

At Active Step we know how frustrating verrucas can be and how they make you want to hide your feet or think twice about going to the swimming pool.

What Causes Verrucas and Warts?

Verrucas can appear anywhere on your body, but they’re most common around the toes or fingers.

Verrucas are caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) which gets caught when the skin is compromised by a cut or scrape, and are usually spread in communal areas such as swimming pools, showers and athletic facilities. Verrucas tend to be more common in children than adults.

Over the counter verruca treatments are available. However, these products may not offer the same results and could leave you with scars if the instructions are not followed carefully.

Our Podiatrists use several treatment approaches to get rid of unsightly verrucas, giving you the confidence to go barefoot and enjoy your visits to the gym and spa again. We will conduct a thorough Initial Podiatry Consultation to determine the most appropriate course of treatment for you based on your presentation and medical history.

Effective treatments for Verruca and Warts are:

Give Your Feet an MOT

Our MSK Assessments offer in-depth analysis of your gait and mobility of the full lower body, giving you a foundation of knowledge to improve your running technique. Our expert podiatrist team will help you meet any mobility goals you have, as well as provide a wealth of resources to improve your foot health and comfort in every situation.