You both are probably correct, depending on the circumstances. Trimming off the snagged piece of nail is a good ide, and covering and protecting it with an antibiotic ointment and a bandaid is also a good idea.
Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on November 04, 2005 at 20:41:08:
The proprietary gel also provides extra protective padding to help comfort the pain caused by metatarsal soreness. May be used for relieving the burning sensation under the metatarsal heads, calluses and tarsal fat pads.