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Fuquay Varina Podiatrist | Fuquay Varina Calluses | NC | Carolina Family Foot Care |

Carolina Family Foot Care

Complete care for the entire family. 

Family Podiatric Medicine & Surgery

Downtown Raleigh - Raleigh, NC

919 557-5148
Fuquay Varina, NC

919 776-2779

Sanford, NC

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Calluses & Corns

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The human body is amazing in its ability to protect itself from repeated pressure and stress. It is this adaptive tendency that creates calluses on the feet. Calluses are think patches of skin that develop when the foot is subjected to excessive friction and pressure. This skin forms a protective layer over the foot to make it less vulnerable to injury. However, the callus itself may eventually become a problem if not properly managed.

Often calluses are found on those who may spend a lot of time walking barefoot outdoors. Calluses can also form to compensate for improper foot alignment. They can become exceedingly rough and dry and in some cases the callus may start to crack. While smaller calluses may be unsightly, it is the rough and cracked skin that may become painful.

Calluses may often be easily managed with a daily routine of exfoliation and moisturizing. There are many products available to make your foot care easier, such as foot soaks, pumice stones and files. The photos to the right contain links with examples of Pedicure and Spa products used in daily Callus and Corn care.  Skin care creams & lotions are also important for the continued health and care of your feet.  

 For those with severe or recurring problems, daily care or the occasional pedicure may not be enough.  Prevention is always the most effective form of treatment, so if you are experiencing excess or problem calluses, take a moment to consult a Podiatrist for a biomechanical exam and foot wear evaluation. Inserts or Custom Orthotics may be indicated to adjust your posture so your weight is distributed evenly across the entire foot. Contact us today to learn more about calluses and what you can do to manage them.

 

Click this photo for additional information concerning Calluses & Corns.

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Corns are just Calluses located on the toes! 

 

Inserts, pads and proper shoe gear are important in managing callus formation.  Our office carries a complete

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 Click the following links for Callus Care product examples.

http://www.OurDoctorStore.com/Carolina/store/index.asp?department_id=72&pg=1 Shoe inserts & insoles.

http://www.OurDoctorStore.com/carolina/store/index.asp?department_id=73&pg Gell & Silicone pads.

http://www.OurDoctorStore.com/Carolina/store/index.asp?department_id=144 Shoes, Sandals, Clogs.

http://www.OurDoctorStore.com/Carolina/store/index.asp?department_id=52&p=1 Corns & Hammer Toes

 

Fuquay Varina Podiatrist | Fuquay Varina Calluses | NC | Carolina Family Foot Care |

In many cases Custom Orthotics are needed. please click photo for more info & Video!  podiatry_orthotics_4.jpg

 
 
 
Fuquay Varina Podiatrist Carolina Family Foot Care is a poidiatry office providing Calluses, orthopedic, pain, diabetes, bunions and much more in Fuquay Varina, NC. We also do Achilles Tendonitis, Allergic Contact Dermatitis , Athlete's Foot, Bunions, Calluses, Diabetic Foot Care, Flatfoot (Fallen Arches), Ganglions, Haglund's Deformity, Hallux Rigidus, Hammertoes, Heel Pain/Fasciitis, Infections, Injuries, Ingrown Toenails, Metatarsalgia, Morton's Neuroma, Onychomycosis, Pediatric Foot Care, Plantar Warts, Posterior Tibial Dysfunction, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Running Injuries, Sesamoiditis, Sprains/Strains, Taylor's Bunion, Tendonitis, Dry Skin and all work related in the 27526 area and surrounding areas in Fuquay Varina