Recent Posts
Posts Are Coming Soon
Stay tuned...
Featured Posts

Blisters, corns and calluses


Poorly-fitting shoes that rub on the feet can damage the skin and may cause:

  • blisters – small pockets of fluid that form in the upper layers of the skin

  • corns – small circles of thick skin

  • calluses – hard, rough areas of skin that are often yellowish in colour

These conditions can all result in pain and discomfort when you walk.

Most blisters heal naturally in a few days and don't require medical attention. Wearing comfortable, well-fitting shoes can help stop them returning.

Corns and calluses don't necessarily improve on their own and you may need to see a Foot Healthcare Practitioner who can advise you about appropriate treatment.

You may be advised to wear comfortable flat shoes instead of high-heeled shoes. If calluses develop on the hands, wearing protective gloves during repetitive tasks will give the affected area time to heal.

If you're not sure what's causing a corn or callus, see your Foot Healthcare Practitioner. We specialise in diagnosing and treating foot problems. We will examine the affected area and recommend appropriate treatment.

Follow Us
No tags yet.
Search By Tags
Archive
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square