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Cracked Heels Treatment

Heel Balm For Cracked heels

What causes cracked heels?

Many people suffer from cracked heels which can be painful if left untreated. Cracked heels or heel fissures are caused by standing too long, wearing ill-fitting shoes, dry skin, going barefoot or wearing open heeled sandals, having flat feet, diabetes, neuropathy or psoriasis.  When weight and pressure are applied to the foot when standing, walking and exercising, the plump pad under the heel, pushes outwards and puts pressure on the skin. If the skin is dry and lacking in moisture, it becomes stiff and less elastic so the skin can crack and develop fissures in the heels.

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How to treat cracked heels

Selfcare is important and cracked heels can be prevented or at least minimised. An emollient heel balm containing Urea like Kroko Heel Balm can be used treat cracked heels. Emollient creams penetrate the skin and reduce water loss filling the gaps in the skin which makes skin feel smooth, soft, and flexible. Alternately, a liquid plaster like Kroko HeelFix can be painted over the cracks to hygienically seal them and allow healing.

Kroko Heel Balm gently softens and hydrates rough, dry and cracked heels (and elbows) leaving skin smooth and soft. For instructions on how to use Kroko Heel Balm CLICK HERE.

Kroko HeelFix is a liquid treatment for cracked heel which covers hygienically to protect and allow natural healing. For instructions on how to use Kroko HeelFix CLICK HERE.

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