Corns and calluses

Corns and calluses are one of the most common conditions seen in a foot clinic. Basically, they’re really just the formation of hard and thickened areas of skin at places of excess pressure and friction - one of the body’s protection mechanisms. But while this protection mechanism often does just what it says on the tin – protect the body – it can also become problematic.

To read about the difference between corns and calluses, and their treatment and prevention, click here.