It is the thickening of the skin caused by excessive pressure and friction. It is a defense mechanism that the body uses to protect the soft tissue under the callus; It is the body’s response to pressure and friction. It mostly occurs after choosing the wrong shoes. It is seen in people who wear tight, narrow shoes, and people who have a lot of daily activities.
Calluses and thickening of the foot skin can also occur as a result of disorders and deformities in the foot bone structure. If this is the case, this deformity should be treated.
In other cases, thickening and calluses that may occur between the toes, on the toes, under the soles of the feet or on the heel are removed by cleaning them with appropriate router bits, silicone support is applied if necessary, and the correct shoe selection is made.