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There are many potential causes of "cracked heels." Dry skin (xerosis) is common and can get worse with wearing open-back shoes, increased weight, or increased friction from the back of shoes. Dry cracking skin can also be a subtle sign of more significant problems, such as diabetes or loss of nerve function (autonomic neuropathy).

Heels should be kept well moisturized with a cream to help reduce the cracking. If an open sore is noted, make an appointment with a foot and ankle surgeon for evaluation and treatment.

  • Cracked Heels

    There are many potential causes of "cracked heels." Dry skin (xerosis) is common and can get worse with wearing open-back shoes, increased weight, or increased friction from the back of shoes. Dry cracking skin can also be a subtle sign of more significant problems, such as diabetes or loss of nerve

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Joliet Office

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Tuesday:

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Wednesday:

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Channahon Office

Monday:

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Tuesday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Wednesday:

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Thursday:

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Friday:

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm e/o

Saturday:

9:00 am to 12:00 pm e/o

Sunday:

Closed