A callus is a patch of compact, dead skin.
Friction or pressure causes these thick, hard, dead areas of skin. Calluses tend to spread out more and can appear anywhere something rubs on your skin. If thickening occurs on the top of the foot (or toe), it's called a corn.
A plantar callus is a callus on the bottom or plantar surface of the foot.
Dr. J. Leonard Knudson can trim calluses on your foot or correct them with surgery.
The procedure is painless because the skin is already dead. Additional treatments may be needed if the corn or callus recurs. People with diabetes, poor circulation, or other serious illnesses should have their feet checked regularly.
DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT
Dr. J. Leonard Knudson is a Culver City Foot Doctor and will conduct a complete examination of your feet. X-rays may be taken. Our Podiatrist will also take a complete medical history.
Calluses are diagnosed based on appearance and history.
Schedule an appointment with Dr. J. Leonard Knudson - a Culver City Foot Doctor for callus treatment. Dr. Knudson can provide options for you to choose from.
It is important to have calluses properly diagnosed by a Foot and Ankle Surgeon. Dr. J. Leonard Knudson is a Foot and Ankle Surgeon located in Culver City and near West Los Angeles that is able to provide proper callus treatment.
We look forward to meeting your foot and ankle needs.
Our Los Angeles Foot Doctor is Certified by the The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, is a California Licensed Podiatrist and has a Doctorate Degree in Podiatric Medicine.