Hallux Abducto Valgus

To remove a current corn or callus we must first understand what they are. Generally a corn or callus is thickened skin that covers a toe joint (corn) or can occur usually on the balls and heel of the foot or palm of the hand ( callus ). This toughened skin the rubs or presses inward against nerves, bone and tissue causing discomfort and as long as the friction that causes this thickened skin is allowed to persist, the corn or callus will continue to grow slowly increasing the discomfort and pain along with them. Many individuals also have toenail problems that occur as a result of trauma and improper fitting shoes. The toenails become thick and discoloured. Fungal infections in the feet can lead to yellowish discolouration in the feet. Plantar fasciitis is a serious foot condition that occurs on the bottom of the foot. They can cause pain and discomfort while walking. This condition can act as a precursor to various diseases like painful ulcers and spurs. Foot cramps are caused due to various factors likes malnutrition, improper blood circulation and foot exertion. In-Grown Toe Nails – When nails grow inside the skin, the area can become very painful and lead to infection.bunion callus This condition is typically traced to an inflammation on the bottom of the foot. The bottom of the foot is covered with fibrous tissue called plantar fascia, and excessive stretching from over-pronation can cause extreme pain in the heel and arch of the foot. Typically, pain associated with plantar fasciitis is most extreme first thing in the morning or following long periods of rest. Achilles bone spur which requires surgery is a little more complicated and painful. Some say the pain can actually go away on its own, but sometimes it can bother you for years and you will require medical attention to correct it. As mentioned earlier, calluses on feet can be treated by oneself. However, in serious cases it is better to refer to a podiatrist rather than attempt to treat it oneself. Doing so can result in serious infections and further worsen the condition. Given here is an effective home remedy for removing calluses. Take a pumice stone, and rub it vigorously on the calluses to remove dead skin. Continue till you have removed a good amount. However, be careful not to rub it too deep as this can cause the callused area to hurt. THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informationalpurposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not asubstitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and shouldnot be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professionalmedical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on theWebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately callyour doctor or dial 911. Dr. Scholl's ® Custom Fit ® Orthotic Inserts use a sophisticated Footmapping ® technology to give you customized comfort and support. Dr. Scholl's ® Custom Fit ® Orthotic Inserts