Dry skin and cracked heels

Dry and cracked heels are a common foot problem we see at our clinic. It can sometimes be painful, yet in most cases it can be easily treated.

What this common foot problem looks like

Dry skin and cracked heels are simply identified but if left untreated can become a painful condition. If you see or feel the following it’s likely you have this common foot problem:

  • Heel appears dry and cracked
  • You experience pain when walking
  • Heels crack open and bleed
  • There is a thick layer of skin around the rim of the heel

What causes dry skin & cracked heels?

Common factors that can cause dry and cracked heels are:

  • Lack of Moisture
  • Standing for long periods
  • Lack of vitamins and minerals
  • Aging skin
  • Exposed footwear
  • Ill-fitting shoes
  • Extended exposure to water
  • Hygiene
  • Genetics

If you have any questions regarding dry skin and cracked heels, contact our staff on (03) 9383 6633 or book online.

Contact us for your dry skin and cracked feet.

Contact Us Today

If you have any questions regarding dry skin and cracked heels, make an appointment with Moreland Podiatry to discuss your options. Contact our friendly and expert staff on (03) 9383 6633 or book online.

412 Moreland Road
Brunswick West VIC 3055
Phone: 9383 6633
Fax: 9383 6640

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Tuesday: 9am to 7pm
Wednesday: 9am to 7pm
Thursday: 9am to 7pm
Friday: 8am to 5pm
Saturday: 9am to 1pm
Sunday: Closed