Clinical services conducted by most California podiatrists require skilled use of sterilized instruments and appropriate infection control procedures, along with appropriate application of pharmacological agents; specialist wound dressings and a variety of physical therapies. Prescription foot orthoses (in-shoe devices) offer permanent solutions in the treatment and prevention of corns, callous and necrotic ulceration in their capacity to provide pressure redistribution. As a technique for providing consistent weight bearing realignment they are utilized in the treatment of acute and chronic foot conditions such as tendonitis, recurrent ankle sprain, chronic knee pain and stress fractures, to supplement and enhance clinical care. I have some callouses on the side of my foot and underneath and on my toes. I have more than six years having the same problem. I tried to soak my feet and removing them but they keep coming back. Sometimes when I put on closed shoes they become white. I'm too shy to show my foot. What can I do? I have tried sally hensen product, no use. What can help me to renew my skin? My feet get calloused in the summer. I have found that the best solution is a medium grit sanding sponge that you purchase in the hardware or home improvement store. Most corns are created from wearing shoes (though they can appear anywhere on the body). When the shoes don’t fit right, the constant pressure and rubbing creates a localized corn as the body tries to protect itself. Those corns can be painful, too. First, the thicker skin sticks out more, so the pressure from the shoe only gets stronger. Also, because the corn is so localized, it sticks out with sharp edges that can get easily caught, ripping off or tearing the edge of the corn. Ouch. Check your feet every day for new sores, calluses, blisters, redness, cracked skin between the toes and any broken skin anywhere. There are many different methods of removal for sloughing off that dry skin. A pumice stone, made from lava rock, is great for removing dead surface skin. It is important to note that a pumice stone should always be used gently, because pushing to hard with the stone can actually cause abrasions to the skin. Soak your feet in a warm foot bath prior to use to help remove skin more easily. Diabetes can ruin your feet. Foot problems, although prevalent with patients with diabetes, are not limited to this patient population. If you have foot and ankle problems click on for more free information. They can occur in both hot and cold weather and are more common in women, but regularly occur in men who are less inclined to look after their feet. Medically, cracked heels are referred to as heel fissures, which are linear breaks or cracks in the surface of the epidermis (callus) at the back of the heel. One of the top most causes in the development of cracked heels is the use of improper footwear. Wearing shoes that do not fit you properly, may it be too big or too small, will lead you to experience unnecessary friction between your shoes, socks and feet which can cause irritation and itching.