If you suffer from corns and calluses, take action today by calling one of our licensed clinics in Doreen and Reservoir.
While Corns and calluses are rarely painful, they can be an unsightly addition to an open toe pair of shoes!
Corns and Calluses are thickened, hardened layers of skin that usually arise when as a result of the skin trying to protect itself from friction or increased pressure on a certain area. They are most commonly found on toes and feet and while they are rarely painful, they can be quite unsightly!
The difference between corns and calluses are usually where they are located. Corns are usually found on bony parts of the foot such as toes, whereas calluses are found on more fleshy parts, such as the underside of the foot.
Pressure and friction from repetitive actions cause corns and calluses to develop and grow. Some sources of this pressure and friction include:
Almost everyone will develop corns and calluses and some stage in their life, people may be more at risk due to their skin type or daily activity.
Treatment for Corns and Calluses first involves identifying repetitive actions that may be the cause. This may include analyzing gait and walking patterns to pinpoint pressurized areas.
Treatment can then include:
If you have any questions in regards to this condition do not hesitate to call our team to arrange an appointment.
For more information on how Podiatry can help you, or to book an appointment at our Doreen and Reservoir locations, contact us on (03) 9442 2912
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Phone 03 9442 2912
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Muscle Joint Bone Podiatry Reservoir
663 Plenty Rd, Reservoir VIC 3073
Muscle Joint Bone Podiatry Doreen
Level 1, 107/95 Hazel Glen Drive, Doreen, VIC 3754