Poor fitting footwear contributes to corns, calluses

Properly fitted shoes do not cause foot problems. However, hammertoe, bunion, tailor’s bunion and mallet toe are foot deformities most often attributed to wearing footwear that cramps the toes, forces the toes against the front of the shoe or causes the foot to unnaturally bend or arch. Poor fitting footwear also contributes to corns and calluses. However, there are other risk factors...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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