Chronic stress in the bones of the foot is characterized by repetitive shocks directed towards the same area of the bone. This wears out the bone and makes it weaker, thus rendering it incapable to withstand any external force. Stress fractures are common among dancers, runners, and sportspeople. Pathological causes of fractures include diseases like osteoporosis in which there is abnormal loss of bone tissue. The bones become weak, porous, and susceptible to fractures, breaks, and cracks. Osteoporosis occurs due to lack of calcium and is common among the postmenopausal women. Some causes of calluses, such as gait abnormalities, can be complicated to reverse. However, you can do things to avoid many risk factors for calluses. Wear socks, and avoid wearing shoes that compress your feet or cause uncomfortable rubbing and pinching. If your toes can't wiggle in your shoes, chances are your shoes are too tight. If necessary, wear soft pads or bandages in areas of your foot that cause rubbing or pinching. References RA is a systemic disease and will commonly produce generalized symptoms of fatigue, fever, loss of appetite and energy, and anemia (poor oxygen distribution to the body) adding to the symptoms of tiring easily. They say that the foot is the body's foundation and if you don't treat your feet right everything else will come crashing down. A sore foot can be one of the most irksome pains on your body. Your shoe won't fit right, you can't walk normally, and God forbid if you stub an already sore toe. There are some methods for preventing foot problems, however, and if you can't prevent it then at least treat it. If you know the origin of the term corn, would you mind it placing it inside that little box on the right there? I'm sure we'd all love to know. If you notice any foot pain or discomfort when walking, see your doctor. Foot pain is not normal, but it is usually quite easy to identify and diagnose. There is a variety of different treatments available to solve the problem and prevent further foot problems. Feedback If you have a question or problem, visit our Help pages Would you like to give feedback on images or tell us about a lower price ? If you are a seller for this product and want to change product data, click here (you may have to sign in with your seller id). Reflexology is an excellent tool which is based on the principle that the entire body is mapped onto the feet and hands. There are specific areas of the feet and hands which correspond to different parts, organs and glands of the body. Working these reflexes by the application of pressure through different techniques helps relax, balance and normalize the function of the body. People with fragile skin or poor circulation in the feet (including many people with diabetes or peripheral arterial disease ) should consult their health-care professional as soon as corns or calluses develop. On the other hand, you have the soft corns. These are more wet and rubbery. They typically are found between toes on our feet In general, both of these soft and hard corns are shaped like a cone. Their tips are often pointed into your feet Therefore, whenever you walk with your shoes on, it can cause pains. What about calluses? Are they different from corns? Yes, they are. Usually, they are formed with a flat surface and they do not have any tips. An accident, a fall from a height, a high impact sprain, etc. are all examples of direct blows that are capable of breaking bones. One of the big toe pain causes can be hallux rigidus , which is a degenerative form of arthritis. This can be caused due to a history of repeated sports injuries. This can cause a significant amount of discomfort and may also have an impact on the ability to walk. This pain can also be accompanied by pain in the lower back. In case of regular flat footwear - whereby Metatarsalgia is caused by over-pronation - a full-length orthotic insoles with arch support as well as metatarsal support is recommended to prevent and relieve pain the ball of the foot After checking with your doctor in order to get permission for at home callus treatment, you can now try out some of the methods below to treat your callus and get your feet looking great once again. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) advises that you should try the following things to remove calluses. Infections in the treatment of corns on toes can be avoided by ever so gently scraping the affected area daily, making sure that the live skin underneath is not chafed, then using a topical disinfectant. All equipment used in corn removal must be sterilized. It is important to sterilize all equipment used in corn removal.