Barry L. Scurran DPM FACFAS


Calluses on the foot

Calluses are areas of thick, hardened, dead skin. They form to protect the skin and structures under the skin from pressure, friction, and injury. They may look grayish or yellowish, be less sensitive to the touch than surrounding skin, and feel rough. Calluses on the foot generally form on the ball of the foot, the…

Toe separators for corns

Toe separators are small pads that keep toes from rubbing together. They are used to prevent soft corns from forming between the toes.

Toe cap and sleeve for corns and calluses

Toe caps and toe sleeves fit over the toe and protect the sides and tips of the toe. Toe caps and sleeves can prevent calluses or soft corns from forming on or between the toes.

Toe crest pad

Toe crest pads relieve pressure and friction and help prevent toes from rubbing together. The pads can help prevent corns from forming on the toes or foot.

Protective pads for calluses and corns

Protective pads can remove the pressure or friction that is causing a callus or corn, giving it time to heal. For smaller calluses and corns, cut a circle out of moleskin and then cut the center out of the circle so you have a doughnut-shaped pad. Put it on your skin so that the callus or corn is in the doughnut “hole”…