A corn is formed by the skin when it is under pressure. The skin firstly thickens up to try to protect itself against the increased pressure on it. Once the skin thickens this actually creates more pressure on the area and the skin thickens up some more. This process carries on until the thickened skin gets compressed down into a corn. So a corn is really compressed hard skin. They can be very painful as they press on the deep layers of the skin and nerves.
FREE Foot Health Check Up for February Walsh Chiropody / Podiatry
When it comes to going to the dentist or the optician, most of us recognise the importance of regular check ups. But ask anyone if they go to a Podiatrist for a foot check-up and you’re likely to be met by a blank stare. It’s just not a part of our health itinerary, yet our feet are two of the most vital parts of our body and subjected to some of the most wear and tear.
An opportunity to change this is taking place during February, a Podiatry Practice in Castle Bromwich is offering FREE !!! FREE !!! Foot check-ups in February!