It’s important to remember that rainy days create conditions that could leave us more vulnerable to certain foot injuries. Here are some tips to make sure we’re keeping our feet as safe as possible.
Corns and calluses on your feet are equal parts unsightly and uncomfortable. They have some similarities and differences, but you’ll want to prevent both of them from appearing anywhere on your feet.
Calluses occur as a defense mechanism to extreme friction placed on them for a variety of reasons.
Calluses are a defense mechanism by the foot to defend the foot against high levels of stress.
Calluses form because people spend hours on their feet on a daily basis. They appear as little bumps on your feet due to discarded dead skin cells that are formed by friction.
From genetics and in-utero positioning to ill-fitting footwear and bunions, many things can cause the toes to bend out of shape and overlap.
The most common causes of foot ulcers are diabetes, ischemia, and venous stasis. Let’s explore each one a little bit more:
“Neuropathy” is a term that means nerve disease. Peripheral neuropathy means the affected nerves are located in the arms, hands, legs, and feet, as opposed to our central nervous system.