Are corns caused by pressure and friction?

People ask me “if corns are causes by pressure and friction, then how can that happen between my toes?!” Corns between the toes can be caused by footwear that is too tight (causes the toe bones to rub together) or by bone spurs (an outgrowth of bone). The harder corns on the foot can develop […]

Corns and Calluses

Corns and calluses are caused by pressure and friction, either from our shoes, the way we walk (bio-mechanics) or due to pressure from the underlying bone structure (bone spur, hammertoes, bunions). If you find yourself filing down the same calluses despite changing shoes, plan a visit to your local podiatrist. He’ll be able to diagnose […]