about Corns & Calluses
What are Corns & Calluses?
Corns and calluses are thick, hardened layers of skin that develop when your skin tries to protect itself against friction and pressure which is caused by a boney enlargement under the skin..
If you’re healthy, you need treatment for corns and calluses only if they cause discomfort. For most people, simply eliminating the source of friction or pressure makes corns and calluses can the stop hurting. Once we exam your foot and determine the cause treatment can be recommended.
Treatment’s can involve simply trimming the corn of calluses. We can also use injection’s of a low grade steroid to reduce the inflammation and soreness. Custom orthotics in many cases can really help by reducing the pressure on the area. Surgery is rarely necessary.
I was told by several surgeons that I would need hammertoe surgery to correct painful corns on both of my 4th toes. Dr. Bembynista told me that wasn’t necessary and injected them for me. Not only did the pain subside, but the corns completely disappeared and have not returned for 3 years so far! Truly amazing!!!
September 30, 2021
Writing this review from the wife's point of view...my husband had given up on finding any relief for his foot pain. He had been to multiple podiatrists with no relief found. I told him he couldn't give up that there had to be someone out there who could fix his feet or at least lessen the pain. I searched online reading reviews for days until I kept running across Dr. Bembynista and decided to make the appointment for my husband. Dr. Bembynista has been a miracle worker. Injections, trimming and orthotics later he feels 100% better. He can now walk without pain and enjoying life more. Mike says....HE LISTENS!!! Recommend to every one who needs relief!! He is THE BEST!!!
September 28, 2021
Nail fungus has been difficult to successfully treat. Until recently the only options were topical or oral medication, each with limited benefit and potential side effects, such as liver damage.
When pain is located in the center of the heel into the arch when you first get up in the morning or after sitting for a period of time you likely have heel pain with associated plantar fasciitis.
Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common problem’s we see, successful conservative treatment occur’s in over 98% of the cases.
Custom-made orthotic devices are used to treat heel pain, plantar fasciitis, ball of foot pain, ankle type pain and lower leg and knee pain by controlling abnormal foot function.
A bunion is an enlargement of bone at the base of the big toe. It can occur on one or both feet. The big toe becomes deviated towards the second toe—this is called “Hallux Valgus.”
Lapiplasty 3D bunion surgery is a recently developed type of surgery for the most severe of all bunion deformities.
Ingrown toenails are very common. They are generally heredity and can also be caused by incorrect cutting of the nail itself.
Plantar warts which are also called Verruca occur on the sole of the foot.
Hammer toe deformities are commonly caused by bunions, flatfeet, heredity factors along with improper fitting shoes.
Morton’s Neuroma is an enlarged nerve that usually occurs between the third and fourth toes, but a neuroma can also occur between the second and third toes.
Corns & Calluses
Corns and calluses are thick, hardened layers of skin that develop when your skin tries to protect itself against friction and pressure. The pain you have is normally causes by a bone enlargement under the skin which is really causing the pain.
A Tailor’s Bunion is a painful enlargement of the bone on the outside edge of the foot, behind the small toe.