Foot Callus (Hard Skin)

INTRODUCTION TO HARD SKIN

Callus occurs due to hyperkeratosis. Hyperkeratosis is the thickening of the skin due to pressure. Callus can occur over a bony prominence, on the ball of the foot or on the heel. Calluses often occur due to prolonged standing and may result in chronic pain. A callus appears as yellow or dark brown discolored skin.

APPEARANCE OF HARD SKIN

SYMPTOMS OF HARD SKIN

  • Pain on weight bearing, relieved by rest.
  • A hard growth of skin, usually on the ball of the foot.
  • Increase discomfort in thin soled shoes or high heeled shoes.

CAUSES OF HARD SKIN

  • Prolonged standing
  • Obesity
  • High heeled shoes
  • Surgery to the lower extremities.
  • Bunions
  • Mal-alignment of the metatarsal bones (the bone structure of the sole of the foot)
  • Flat Feet and high arched feet
  • Abnormalities of gait (walking)

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