HOW TO REMOVE A CORN OR CALLUS FROM THE FOOT?
Corns or callus can be really painful. It can become very difficult to deal with day-to-day life with them. The moment you see corn, the first reaction is to remove them. We look up different remedies and methods to remove them on our own. That’s not always the best way to go about it. You may be better off getting callus or corn removal done professionally. They have the necessary training and expertise to deal with it. One should not try to remove the corn and callus at home by using lotions and potions. This is a task that should be left to the professionals. Here is all that you need to know about corn removal.
What happens during the treatment?
When you need to get the corn or callus removed, it is best to reach out to a professional. It will help to ensure that it is done properly. The treatment is about 30 minutes long. It begins with a relaxing footbath, after which the Chiropody will diagnose the ailment. The treatment plan is designed based on the diagnosis. It is curated in a manner to ensure that you get the best out of the optimum treatment. The nails are trimmed. Following that, the course of treatment is followed. Chiropody will treat the corns, callus and hard skin that has developed. Rough skin and cracked heels will be smoothened out during the treatment. At the end of the treatment, a relaxing foot massage is given. You will be provided with after-care advice to ensure your feet remain in great shape.
How should you take care of your feet?
Once the corn has been removed, you must take the proper steps to ensure that your feet remain healthy and in good shape. The very basic is very sensible shoes. Wearing court shoes, slip-on or high-heels for a long time can impact the feet. The shoes should always fit comfortably, rather than squeezing into them. For maintaining good foot hygiene you must wash your feet every day. While washing them, make it a point to pay attention to the area between the toes.
When the feet are dry, applying foot cream is the way to go. This shouldn’t be applied between the toes. The area between the toes is moisturized. The excessive moisture between the toes can be dealt with with a cotton bud and surgical spirit. The toenails should be a reasonable length. When the toenails are long, they also begin to dig into other toes. It is important that you cut them. If there is poor circulation or diabetes, ensure that you are checking your feet every day. Minor wounds or discharges should be dressed properly.
Book your appointment with a Chiropodist
Feet are a precious asset. We must take good care of them. When corns, dry skin or callus appear it is time we reach out to a chiropodist. They will take good care of our feet and help us to achieve healthy and happy feet.