Calluses and Corns

Skin Care for Feet in Shirley

A callus, or tyloma, on the foot is caused from repeated pressure and friction, leading to the build up of thickened skin. The callus, which be may hard, dry or cracked, acts to protect the area underneath it.

A corn is similar to a callus, but is smaller and appears on toes rather than on the sole of the foot.

Photo: A person scrubbing foot calluses on the bath tub A 3D model of the foot's skeletal structure, as seen from the bottom


A callus or corn is typically diagnosed upon examination.

For more information about Calluses and Corns or to schedule a consult with Dr. Taormino, call our Ronkonkoma, NY office at Ronkonkoma Office Phone Number 631-467-2813 or our Shirley, NY office at Shirley Office Phone Number 631-281-6882; you may also use our Appointment Request form.


Your podiatrist can recommend simple over-the-counter treatments such as pads or pumice to decrease the calluses or corn. In severe cases calluses may require regular shaving to keep them from becoming too large.

Without Treatment

While treatment for calluses and corns is not always necessary, it may provide you with more comfort. Larger calluses can cause significant pain. In some patients, especially when they become cracked, calluses can lead to wounds that can lead to serious problems, especially in people with diabetes.

Patient Reviews: Treatments for Calluses and Corns

We invite you to read the below reviews from our satisfied patients. Please visit the Patient Review Form page to leave a review about your treatments for calluses and corns with Quality Foot Care. Call our office if you would like more information: Ronkonkoma Office Phone Number 631-467-2813.

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5 out of 5 stars based on 14 Calluses and Corns reviews.

Patient Testimonial by Ann B

What a great podiatrist!!! Dr. Taormino spent a lot of time taking care of my feet. He made me feel comfortable and had a nice bedside manner! Please see him for all your foot needs. You won’t be disappointed! His office staff was nice too!

- Ann B

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Patient Testimonial by gerard c

Was extremely impressed with the way the doctor explained my condition which I thought was something else, he was patient and he was very through.I never seen a Foot doctor and didnt know that my pain was caused by a few things he took time and prescribed certain footwear. I was very happy I went to him and had my wife make an appointment as she has some foot problems

- gerard c

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Patient Testimonial by Vincent C

Excellent first time visit . Doctor was great as was the staff

- Vincent C

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Patient Testimonial by Yvonne C

Very nice and friendly staff. Dr. Taormina took care of My foot problem and now It feels like I'm walking on cloud 9.Excellent work Thanks so Much

- Yvonne C

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Patient Testimonial by Jessica G

A little bit of a wait, but everything else was great.

- Jessica G

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Patient Testimonial by Ron P

Best podiactric care I have ever received.

- Ron P

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Patient Testimonial by Michael A

One of the most informative doctor visits I've had in a long time and due to my complex medical condition of which foot problems are only one of many, this says a lot. Of all the specialists I've seen, Dr. Taormino was by far one of the most knowledgeable, thorough and provided great advice and an important referral.

- Michael A

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Patient Testimonial by Blanche W

He is a wonderful caring Dr. I ever have.He make me feel better,I will recommend him to all my friends.I will see him again when I need it.He is the best.

- Blanche W

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Patient Testimonial by Nora B

Dr was professional and caring. He took care of my immediate problem which was hindering my hip replacement rehabilitation. Dr answered all my questions and was very patient. I have recommended him to my friends and coworkers .

- Nora B

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Patient Testimonial by Patty B

My blisters are caused by two problems. Dr. T. gave me samples of comfort pads plus treated my feet. We got to chatting about another issue and he sent me an email the next day with some recommeded vitamin/supplements to address that other issue.

- Patty B

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Patient Testimonial by Johanna L

Doctor Taormina was very professional and made my experience very pleasant and painless

- Johanna L

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Patient Testimonial by Frances M

Everyone was extremely friendly and professional and I would definitely recommend this office to others

- Frances M

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Patient Testimonial by Paul P

Great care!! Excellent staff!

- Paul P

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Patient Testimonial by Peter S

I went to see Dr.Taormina with a pain like standing on a pebble, could barely walk barefoot. He checked it out and found a callous and promptly removed it. I walked out of the office pain free and had a great conversation with him. He even trimmed my toe nails up a bit. Thanks Doc !!!!

- Peter S

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