What are Cracked Heels?
Cracked heels are THE most common foot problem. When the sensitive skin on the bottom of the feet and heels becomes too dry, it can split open, leaving painful cracks called fissures on our heels.
Cracked Heels happen when our heel pad needs to expand outward. But when our skin is too tight and dry, the skin will crack, and result in soreness, bleeding, the development of fissures, or all three symptoms.
Aside from making walking painful, fissures increase our risk for infection, since bacteria and viruses can now enter our body through the cracks in our feet as our feet are constantly subjected to dust on the floor and bacteria living in our shoes.
While cracked heels can occur simply as a result of having dry skin, there are also other risk factors that causes cracked heels.
Here are the three most common causes of cracked heels, as well as what you can do to lower our risk for this painful foot conditionRead More
Posted By Styles Chong Bin Fa