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Treating cracked heels

Cracked heels can be extremely painful and occur where the skin has become dry or has experienced excessive pressure.

cracked heels

To prevent this moisturise use a hard skin file when dry.

If the problem worsens see a podiatrist as some severe cases can require strapping of the cracks in order to allow the feet to heal. The best creams are usually emollients such as CCS, Calmurid or Flexitol
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