Needling For Verrucae

If you have a persistent and painful verruca, that you've already thrown everything, including the kitchen sink at, then read on.

This is not like any other treatment you've tried before but something you may wish to consider.

So, what on earth is verruca needling?

Falknor's needling procedure is an innovative and effective treatment for verruca, which are benign types of the Human Papilloma Virus group.

Is Verruca Needling new?

No, not at all. The treatment has been around for over 45 years (being first described in an American medical journal in 1969) and is used routinely with great success by practitioners internationally.

What's involved...

Needling is different from most other treatments as it only requires one, or occasionally two applications . It makes it an ideal treatment for busy people. Twenty-four hours after treatment you can shower as normal without the need to keep bulky dressings dry. In fact, no dressings are needed at all after 2 days, so you can continue with daily activities as usual.

The procedure is carried out painlessly under a local anaesthetic. When the local anaesthetic wears off patients report only mild soreness the following day and others have no discomfort at all following treatment.

How does this treatment work?

Needling is a form of soft tissue therapy.

It is intended to break down the verruca and create a controlled inflammatory response. Like a chain reaction, the body's immune system is stimulated to recognise the virus and destroy it.

By puncturing the verruca with an empty sterile needle many times, the viral particles are directly exposed to the fatty tissue beneath the skin, where the body is rich in immune regulators.

Here the immune system can recognise and destroy the virus.

As this immune response is often systemic, treatment on only one verruca is required, even where there are many lesions, as spontaneous remission occurs in all or most verruca at the same time.

Thank you...

for reading our blog about verruca needling.

Want to know more about verruca needling?

If you would like to know more about Verruca needling or to book an appointment, then please get in touch.

If you would like to learn more about verruca and their treatment

then please click the link. It will take you to our blog called, "It's all about verruca (also known as a plantar wart)

We also offer another professional treatment called Verrutop. You can click this link to find out more.

Fran & Helen x

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