Hard skin, otherwise known as callus and corns, are caused by increased pressure friction and rotational stresses to the skin. This can because due to the way that your feet move and function as well as how footwear can affect your feet. Making sure that you have good fitting footwear that is supportive and fit for purpose can make a big difference to how hard skin and corns form.

It is useful to use a good quality foot cream which contains Urea, as this will reduce the amount of hard skin and callus that builds up. It is important to try to have a good foot hygiene routine to prevent these problems getting worse.

At SO Podiatry we will be able to help get you started on this journey and give you the best advice and treatment to help improve your foot health.