Callous is normally formed to protect your underlying
anatomical structures from extra pressure and friction. Our skin tends to produce “the padding” to provide cushioning and protection for the parts of your feet and
hands that have to deal with extra load. So it is normal to have some hard skin or callous on your feet. However callous can cause a number of issues, such as pain, fissures and ulcers. We can safely remove extra build up on your skin with a sterile scalpel blade, which is normally pain free procedure.We always look into the underlying biomechanical issues as well and advise on how we can redistribute pressure more evenly under your feet, which should help not only with your callous issues but also to protect your joints.
Corns or helomas occur due to similar reason as callous and it is more focal points of pressure. Most often it can be found around the toes and forefoot. Corns can be painful and if not taken care of they can become infected or cause an ulcer.