Corns and calluses

Among the most common causes of sore feet are calluses and corns. Calluses are bigger than corns and usually found on the sole of the foot.

Diabetes can affect your feet

When you have diabetes you need to take very good care of your feet to prevent serious complications. Diabetes can damage the nerves and the blood supply in your feet.

Feet: checklist for foot health

Foot problems such as smelly feet, athlete's foot, plantar warts, corns and infected toenails can all be alleviated through good foot care. Use this checklist of quick questions to check the health of your feet. 


A bunion is an abnormal swollen bony bump that appears on the base of the big toe joint. Treatment options include correct footwear, pads and toe inserts, medicines and surgery.

Subscribe to the myDr Newsletter

Get notified about trending articles