Cracked Heels: Do You Need to See a Podiatrist?

It's not uncommon for people to suffer from calluses on their heels. Often, you can solve this problem by moisturising your skin or by using something like a pumice stone to rub off the hard skin. In some cases, however, the calluses on your heels can get thick enough to crack, at which point you might experience heel pain. Should you see a podiatrist rather than fix this yourself? How Bad Is The Cracking?