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Callus and Corns

Hard skin, known as callous, can form due to increased pressure from prolonged standing. Corns can also form in areas that have localised pressure. If not removed, reduced or dealt with, recurring pain will be present.

Do you have hard skin present around your feet? Does it cause pain after standing at work?

Symptoms and Causes

Symptoms: 

  • Pain in a localised region of the foot/toes when standing or wearing shoes

  • Callous the foot

Causes:

  • Bony prominence 

  • Reduced fat pad

How we treat callus and corns

There are numerous treatments for Callous and Corns, since we tailor treatment for each individual patient it may vary from patient to patient.

How we can help:

  • Routine sharps debridement

  • Offloading regimes to reduce pressures on affected area

  • Footwear advice