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You can Fix your Corns & Calluses on your Feet

Posted by on Sep 15, 2015 in Foot Corns & Calluses | Comments Off on You can Fix your Corns & Calluses on your Feet

Corn and calluses are thick layers of dead skin that normally develop on your feet and toes. They are caused by excessive friction or pressure often from ill-fitting, tight shoes. Another cause is due to frequent, repetitive motions such as running that cause friction between the bones, skin and shoes. There are different ways to treat these embarrassing foot conditions. Here are just some of the proven methods at treating them. One method is investing in surgery. This is a necessary option for removing stubborn corns, but it is rare. However, if your corns and calluses are not relieved by periodic shaving, shoe inserts or padding, this option is the way to go. Another option is treating your corns and calluses yourself. You could do this by soaking your feet in warm water. After drying your feet, rub them...

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Get Rid of Foot Corns and Calluses Before Warm Weather Arrives

Posted by on Aug 12, 2015 in Foot Corns & Calluses | Comments Off on Get Rid of Foot Corns and Calluses Before Warm Weather Arrives

Warm weather is coming and your tootsies need to be in excellent condition to pull off the hottest looks. Unfortunately right now, they’re literally a train wreck waiting to happen. You’ve got foot corns and calluses, not to mention ratty cuticles and discolored nails. What to do, what to do? We know, try these great podiatrist approved tips and get rid of those problems before the sun shines: Soak your feet for 30 minutes then rub those softened calluses away with a sanitized pumice stone. Skip the callus shaver, metal rasp and acidic pads, especially if you have peripheral neuropathy. In the wrong hands, they have a tendency to be harsh on the skin and can cause nasty cuts as well as serious foot infections. Before going to bed each night, treat your feet to a moisturizer. Slather one...

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Foot Corns & Calluses Can Cramp Your Lifestyle

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014 in Foot Corns & Calluses | Comments Off on Foot Corns & Calluses Can Cramp Your Lifestyle

There is a rumor that calluses actually got the name from the famous ancient Roman scientist and medical writer Aulus Cornelius Celsus. Whether this is true or not, it is a fact that during your lifetime you will have walked enough to travel around the Earth at least three times. It is also true that when walking each time your heel lifts off the ground it forces the toes to carry one half of your body weight. Which means your feet are probably bound for a corn or callus or two. Corns and calluses share the same pathology. They are both hardened areas of skin, or hyperkeratosis, caused by pressure. While a callus is thick, flat and diffuse, a corn will be more local, conical and possibly surrounded by inflammation. Typically a corn will be located on a toe...

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