What are corns and callus?

What are corns and callus?

Callus: This refers to layers of excess hard skin, which often develops on the bottom of the feet, around the back of heels, the sides of the big toe joints and the top of lesser toe joints.     The reason callus develops is because of excess or unusual pressure in the affected area whilst a person is walking and/or standing. The increased pressure results in the body thickening the skin in this area. This happens on purpose as a protective layer between the ground or shoes and the skin, or over bony prominences. Corns: These are due to a […]

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