Cracked Heels & Fissures
Cracked heels, also called “heel fissures,” are a fairly common foot condition. For many people they are merely a nuisance or a cosmetic problem, but if the cracks are deep, they can be painful when you’re on your feet. Cracked heels may also bleed.
Cracked heels generally are caused by dry skin and are more difficult to treat if the skin around the rim of the heel is thickened or callused. In severe cases, the cracks or fissures can become infected. Soaking and increase your chance of infection if bacteria gets into the water. At TiredSole™ we can use special callous softeners and have the proper reducing tools for human use to reduce the thickened areas. With a regular foot care routine your crack heels with be a thing of the past.