Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Corns and Calluses Prevention

Prevention of corns and calluses includes:

  • Use an insole that absorbs shock:
    • Spenco
    • Sorbothane
  • Wear shoes that provide room for the toes.
  • Wear shoes with a rubber sole.
  • Wear shoes with arch support.
  • Avoid footwear that places pressure on the foot.
  • Avoid shoes that are too small.
  • Avoid high-heeled shoes.
  • Break-in new shoes slowly.

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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Corns and Calluses References
  1. Coughlin MJ: Common causes of pain in the forefoot in adults. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2000 Aug; 82(6): 781-90. [10990297]
  2. Singh D, Bentley G, Trevino SG: Callosities, corns, and calluses. BMJ 1996 Jun 1; 312(7043): 1403-6. [8646101]
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