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Bunions And Bunion Pain

Calluses and corns are another prevalent reason for foot pain. They are actually patches of thickened skin caused by friction or pressure. Calluses appear in the balls in the feet or on the heels while corns will appear on the toes. Calluses are introduced on by an accumulation of dead skin cells. In severe cases, the callus has a deep seated core called a nucleation. Individuals of callus is exceptionally painful. Corns are much like calluses as they are also thickened patches of dead skin cells cells which have formed to be a protective mechanism against pressures on the foot.