Plantar warts can be very sneaky and can cause severe pain on the bottom of your foot. You often can’t even see them because they hide under a layer of thick skin. They form in the plantar fascia that spans the bottom of your foot, forming the arch. The only signs of the culprit are […]
Calluses and corns form as your skin’s protective response to excessive pressure and rubbing. However, these skin anomalies can become problematic when they contribute to blisters, cracks, and bleeding that can lead to infection—especially in patients who have diabetes. Large calluses on the heel can become heel fissures that can split open and cause extreme […]
Cracked heels can worsen without treatment and lead to bleeding and infection and in severe cases amputation of a gangrenous infection may be necessary.
Calluses often form in the heel and ball areas of the foot as a protective measure from the stress and pressure that your feet experience.