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How to control Corns and Calluses
Corns and calluses are caused by friction and pressure from repeated actions.
The pressure causes the skin to die and form a hard, protective surface. The body is constantly compensating for itself. A corn is an inverted diamond shape, it has a central core that can be painful. A callus is a broader, flatter area of rough and thickened skin that typically forms on the bottom of the foot. Both are a result of pressure or friction. A person who has a job that requires them to be on their knees will develop hard skin on their knees. The elbow area can also be an area of concern for calluses. It is also important to address the root cause of the problem to maintain the health of the feet.
Proper foot care:: Regularly moisturizing and caring for feet can prevent the formation of corns and calluses. Additionally, seeking professional pedicures can help in reducing the pain and improving the overall foot health. To control this problem on the feet.
Reduction of pain: Removing the hard, protective surface can relieve pressure and reduce pain.
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Improved foot health: By addressing the underlying cause of corns and calluses, a person can maintain the health of their feet.
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Better fitting shoes: Wear shoes that fit properly, this prevents the formation of corns and calluses, and also use padding to reduce friction.
Improved posture and gate: Addressing posture issues can reduce the tendency to develop corns and calluses.
Root cause solution: Addressing the root cause of the problem, such as ill-fitting shoes or orthotics, can prevent the formation of corns and calluses.
Chiropractors or Osteopaths: can help correct the problem in the person's gate which is causing the imbalance.
Pedorthists : make custom footwear, modify footwear, and make orthotics for footwear for people with challenging issues. If done correctly. This could control corns and calluses.