Though among the mildest foot ailments, calluses can be painful, or even harmful. In severe cases, they may become infected, which is dangerous, especially for diabetics. Also, caused by friction or pressure, they can indicate other conditions, such as misaligned bones.
If you have a sore callus, don’t try to cut or shave it off, as that raises the risk of infection. Remember, a callus is a smart foot problem, too, because it tells you what to do – call us!