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Staying On Your Feet Despite Corns, Calluses and Cracked Heels

About half of us can expect to suffer corns, calluses or cracked heels at some time, says podiatrist Douglas Lamb.

Staying On Your Feet Despite Corns, Calluses and Cracked Heels
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Corns and calluses are skin that has toughened and thickened due to friction and pressure.

While corns maybe inflamed and occur on or between the toes, calluses typically grow in a large area on the balls of the feet or heels and don’t usually hurt.

Try these techniques to prevent common foot problems.

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1. Wear supportive shoes
1. Wear supportive shoes
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Look for footwear that’s made of leather, is breathable and allows sweat to escape  - the less you sweat, the less dried out your feet will become. Opt for shoes with ample width and toeroom.



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