Foot corns are these dry patches of skin on your feet that look like a cone. This can happen to any part of your skin. But it happens to feet more because the hard substance of your shoes rub harshly against your skin and the friction promotes your body to harden the outer layer of your skin to protect it from scarring and bleeding. Here, we will learn all about foot corns and how to treat them.
We know that friction and pressure on the skin can lead to foot corns. But how exactly does it happen?
1- Some types of bone structure need special types of footwear, and without it feet can develop foot corns. For examples, feet with hammertoes, flat feet and bone spurs need special types of footwear.
2- Friction can happen if you wear shoes without socks. Doing this for long can lead to foot corns.
3- Footwear in unsuitable size also causes foot corn. Whether it is too tight or two loose, it will cause friction or pressure and lead to foot corns.
4- If you have walking problems, they can lead to friction and pressure, and in turn to foot corns.
* So how about the treatment? There are some natural effective treatments for foot corns, such as:
1- Wearing socks. They lessen pressure. In this case, avoid certain types of footwear with which you can’t wear socks, such as sandals.
2- Soaking and exfoliation. By soaking your feat in warm water, you can make your feet skin tender. You can exfoliate it after that using pumice stone or exfoliation Microdermabrasion tools such as Baiden mitten.
3- Moisturizing can do your feet wonders as well. You don’t need to shill out for feet moisturizers, just using olive oil, or even shortening will do.
4- Some foods have natural healing properties for foot corns, such as garlic, lemon juice, and apple cider vinegar.
Taking care of your feet can help protect you from any type of skin ailments that can affect your them.