Treatment of cracked heels


IMG_0311.JPGCracked heels can be especially prevalent during the summer months when people are more likely to be barefoot or in open heeled sandals. 

 

Causes

There are many factors which can affect the skin condition of the feet, which might include the style or condition of shoe, the natural skin moisture levels, the amount of activity or age of the patient, or their general health status.

Treatments

Here at The Forest Foot and Health Clinic we provide the following treatments:

  • Hard skin removal
  • Padding and dressing of open cracks to encourage healing
  • A rigorous creaming regime to improve skin quality with selected creams and products that we have available
  • Advice on prevention of re-occurrence