Here's how to help them heal
(HealthDayNews) -- Corns can be so painful that you'd rather walk barefoot than have them rub against the inside of your shoe. They usually develop from pressure created by tight-fitting shoes or from repeated friction between your toes. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons suggests some corn healing tips:
- Buy special doughnut-shaped pads that allow the corn to slot into the hole. This relieves pain and pressure.
- Some pads contain salicylic acid that removes the dead skin. This will help get rid of the corn.
- If nothing helps and the corn looks like it's there to stay, see a podiatrist. A foot specialist's treatment should hasten the healing process.