Corns Information, Treatment and Shoes for Corns

A corn is a callus that develops from an accumulation of dead skin cells on the foot, forming thick, hardened areas. They usually form on the tops, sides and tips of the toes but in the case of soft corns, may develop between toes. They can become inflamed due to constant friction and pressure from footwear and can press on a nerve below, causing pain.

RECOMMENDATIONS: In addition to emphasizing the importance of wearing properly fitted shoes, podiatrists recommend a variety of cushion products and creams to protect and soften corns as they heal. Dr. Hurless also recommends the Silopad Gel Tubing for corns between the toes or on the top of toes when wearing shoes. Corn pads are most effective when wearing open toe shoes or going barefoot.

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