Do you have a painful corn or callous on your foot? If so, we urge you to contact us at Westchester Podiatric Medicine, P.C. At our podiatry practice, our expert foot doctor, Dr. John C. Marzano, can provide you with complete treatment for corns in Yonkers NY.
Today, there is no reason to suffer with pain from corns or from any of the foot problem. This is because almost all painful foot problems can be helped with podiatric treatment at our podiatry practice. Many patients come to us when they have pain from corns in Yonkers NY. If you have diabetes, and you have a corn or callous on your foot, it is especially important that you come into our practice for treatment. This is because a corn can become infected. If this occurs, it can be very difficult to treat the infection if you have impaired blood circulation in your feet, as many patients with diabetes do. In this case, it is much better to have the corns removed before any type of foot infection occurs. Corns and calluses are actually protective layers of compacted dead skin cells that develop on either the top of your foot, or on the bottom of your foot. They are caused by repeated friction on your foot. This friction can be caused by a bone irregularity, or by a shoe that does not fit properly. Our doctor will also definitively determine if the foot problem is a corn or perhaps a wart. Both of these occurrences are common, but are treated differently. Our foot doctor may shave the foot callous, or put moleskin pads around your foot to relieve the pressure placed on a corn. If our foot doctor finds that infection is present, he may provide oral antibiotics to help clear the infection. If there is pus present, our foot doctor may need to drain the pus by making a tiny incision in the affected area.
For an appointment to see our foot doctor for treatment of corns in Yonkers NY, or for other foot care, contact us today.