Treating painful corns and calluses involves removing the cause of the pressure or friction and getting rid of the thickened skin. You may be advised to wear comfortable flat shoes instead of high-heeled shoes. If you’re not sure what’s causing a corn or callus, see your GP. They may refer you to a podiatrist (also called a chiropodist). Podiatrists specialise in diagnosing and treating foot problems. They’ll examine the affected area and recommend appropriate treatment.
If calluses develop on the hands, wearing protective gloves during repetitive tasks will give the affected area time to heal. Gel Corn Pads Helps to relieve painful corns and calluses. Gel Corn Pad Protector helps to relieve painful corns and calluses.
Causes: Corns and calluses are quite common and may be the result of the way a person walks or ill-fitting shoes. Elderly people are more susceptible due to loss of the skin’s protective fatty tissue, but people with certain skin types can also suffer from this condition.
Gel Corn Pads
- Corn Pads cushion and protect corns from shoe pressure and friction.
- Gel releases mineral oil and vitamin E to help soften hard corns and relieve pain.
- Pads stay in place without adhesives
- Washable and reusable
Hard skin removal
A podiatrist may cut away some of the thickened skin using a sharp blade called a scalpel. This helps to relieve pressure on the tissue underneath. Don’t try to cut the corn or callus yourself. You could make it more painful and it might become infected. You can use a pumice stone or foot file to rub down skin that’s getting thick.
Pouch Arm Sling (Cotton) holds, supports and immobilizes the sprained, broken or surgically operated arm in the flexion position while it recuperates. A sleek and a smart design ideally suitable for tropical countries with hot and humid climatic conditions.
Extra Compression and Comfort
- Holds, supports and immobilizes the arm
- Used on sprained, broken or surgically operated arm
- Maintains the arm in the flexion position while it recuperates
- A sleek and a smart designSuitable for countries with hot and humid climatic conditions
The Pouch Arm Sling Baggy helps support your arm after injury or surgery on the arm, shoulder or collarbone. Some people only need it for a short period of time, while others will wear a sling for many weeks. Regardless of how you ended up with it, wearing a shoulder sling can be a challenge.
The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the human body. The cost of such versatility is an increased risk of injury. It is important that family physicians understand the anatomy of the shoulder, mechanisms of injury, typical physical and radiologic findings, approach to management of injuries, and indications for referral.