Foot Corns & Calluses

What Are Foot Corns & Calluses?

Foot corns & calluses are among the most common problems that people have with their feet.  A callus is a toughened area composed of dead skin, making it thicker than the surrounding tissue.  A corn is a callus that has a specific shape, which is something like an ellipse.
foot corns

A callus is usually white in color and resembles a hardened blister.  A corn is usually yellow in color and may be either soft or … Read the Full Article

Diabetic Foot Care & Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic foot care encompasses steps that are aimed at preventing infection and relieving the pain associated with diabetic neuropathy.

What is Diabetic Neuropathy?

A neuropathy is a disorder that affects the nervous system.  A diabetic neuropathy can affect nearly any part of the body, but the feet are typically affected first.

Neuropathies do not affect the central nervous system, which includes the brain and spinal column, but the peripheral nerves which transmit signals to the brain, via the spinal column.  … Read the Full Article