Ingrowing Toenails, Musculo-skeletal podiatry, Plantar Fasciitis, Podiatric Dermatology, Verrucae

When podiatrists use local anaesthesia

Local anaesthesia is a medication that numbs a targeted area of the body and is commonly used to prevent pain during medical procedures or operations. You may have heard of local anaesthesia before, or even had it used on you previously during a medical procedure. At Dulwich Podiatry, our podiatrists use local anaesthesia when treating

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Musculo-skeletal podiatry

The types of medical imaging used by podiatrists

By Jack Eastwood. Medical imaging is very helpful in all areas of medicine and healthcare as it is a way for the user to see inside the body without physically having to look inside the body. This means much less discomfort and invasion for the patient. It is also less time consuming and is a

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Achilles Tendinitis, Corns and Callus, Musculo-skeletal podiatry, Plantar Fasciitis

Run, Run As Fast As You Can

By Jack Eastwood This month we are going to focus on a few common injuries that happen during or after running as well as also what makes a good running shoe. Running can be a great way to stay fit and healthy and can be tailored to any experience level.     Blisters: Blisters develop

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Arthritis, Bunions, Musculo-skeletal podiatry

Biggest isn’t always Best

By Jack Eastwood This month we are looking at the big toe deformities and what effects they can cause to the foot. Examples of big toe deformities include Bunions and Hyperextension. Rheumatoid Arthritis and conditions eg. Gout can also cause problems in the big toe.   Bunions A bunion is a bony lump (also known

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Flat Feet

Deformities and footwear

This little piggy…… While the first little piggy was at market, the others still had lots to do. This month we are going to look at those smaller toes, which usually get much less attention than the big toe but can get into trouble too. Digital deformities are an umbrella term for any malalignments in

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Female Podiatry
Achilles Tendinitis, Flat Feet, Fungal Nail Infections, Musculo-skeletal podiatry, Plantar Fasciitis, Verrucae

Focus on Technology

At Dulwich Podiatry we pride ourselves in exploring new and innovative ways of treating your foot conditions.  This month we take a look at a few examples of the technology we use : Photodynamic Antimicrobial Therapy Photodynamic Antimicrobial Therapy (PACT) is a non-invasive, safe treatment for fungal nails.  After the affected nail plate has been

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Achilles Tendinitis, Musculo-skeletal podiatry, Plantar Fasciitis

Running in Lockdown

During lockdown running has taken off due to its minimal requirement for equipment and can be done by all levels of runners.  If you have just started jogging or running it may be uncomfortable, but it should never be painful. Here are some common running conditions and how to manage them effectively at home. Shin splints

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Athletes Foot, Corns and Callus, Musculo-skeletal podiatry, Podiatric Dermatology

New Year; new feet; new you

It is a new year, and with a new year comes New Year’s resolutions. If you have had foot trouble that has been bothering you for a while and you have been putting off doing something about it, the start of a new year is a great time to think about getting something done. Use

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Musculo-skeletal podiatry

Back to School: are your child’s feet ready?

As schools re-open and our children get ready to go back to school, many of them will have spent the summer in sandals and, with lockdown, not had shoes on their feet for some months.  Getting new shoes for school is an age-old tradition that can fill a parent with dread. Our blog this month aims

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Achilles Tendinitis, Musculo-skeletal podiatry, Plantar Fasciitis, Severs Disease

Lockdown Hints and Tips for Heel Pain

During the Covid-19 lockdown there has been a large increase in the number of people taking up running as their choice of exercise, whether this be a new runner or an experienced runner running more frequently, resulting in an increase in people with painful heel conditions contacting the practice. The heel is a specialised part

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