Our skin is the largest organ in the body and is incredibly versatile. It serves as a protective barrier, regulates temperature, and communicates with the world. However, it’s also susceptible to a variety of conditions including Athlete’s Foot, Eczema, and Contact Dermatitis. While these conditions can share some symptoms, they each have distinct causes andContinue Reading.
Athlete’s foot is a common fungal infection that affects the skin of the feet. It is caused by a fungus that thrives in warm, moist environments. Athlete’s foot can cause a variety of symptoms, including itching, burning, scaling, and cracking of the skin. In some cases, Athlete’s foot can also lead to blisters or aContinue Reading.
Painful feet can put a drain on your whole body, causing you to walk differently, putting additional strain on other muscles and joints. Sometimes the cause is obvious: a corn or an ingrowing toenail is visible and, even if you need help to treat it, you understand where that pain is coming from. It canContinue Reading.
If you suffer from an ingrown toenail but are unable to have nail surgery due to health concerns, needle phobia or a busy lifestyle, we are pleased to tell you that there are alternative treatments that don’t have to involve nail surgery. Onyfix is one of the surgery-free solutions that our podiatrists use to treatContinue Reading.
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 treatingContinue Reading.
By Michaela Shaw This month, in honour of Black History Month, we will be looking at skin and nail conditions that are most common in the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, plus a celebrity case study. Hyper and hypopigmentation Hyperpigmentation means that the skin looks darker than normal. This is theContinue Reading.
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 developContinue Reading.
As the weather finally starts to improve, we are focussing this month on summer feet and in particular your skin and nails. After some time locked away in tights, socks and boots our feet can sometimes need a little bit of extra attention to look summer ready. Here are our top footcare tips, products andContinue Reading.
Previously we have talked about verrucae. This month we are taking a look at other problems affecting the skin. May is also Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month and provides a good reminder about how to check your feet for suspicious lesions. The skin is the largest organ of the body and in adults coversContinue Reading.
Achilles Tendinitis, Flat Feet, Fungal Nail Infections, Musculo-skeletal podiatry, Plantar Fasciitis, Verrucae
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 beenContinue Reading.