Best Corns & Callouses Specialist in Aberdeen
Callus is an extended area of thickened hard skin on the foot.
- It is usually symptomatic of an underlying problem
- Inapporate footwear
- A bony deformity
- Walking gait
- Skin type
- Ageing feet
Corns are caused by pressure or friction over bony areas like joints and have a central core which causes pain on direct pressure.
- Hard corn, most common and appear as a small area of concentrated hard skin, usually within a wider area of thickened callous.
- Soft corn, develop similarly to hard corns however present rubbery and white in texture appearing between toes where the skin is moist.
- Seed corns, tiny corns occurring singly or in clusterson the sole of the foot.
- Vascular corns – very painful and bleed profusely.
- Fibrous corns, long standing corns which have attached to the deeper tissues causing great discomfort.
Our Podiatrists will be able to remove callus and corns painlessly, and apply padding to relieve pressure or recommend custome insoles as a long-term relief.