Athletes Foot, Podiatric Dermatology

When is a foot rash NOT Athletes Foot

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 and

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Advice, Athletes Foot, Podiatric Dermatology

Athlete’s Foot: What You Need to Know

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 a

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Musculo-skeletal podiatry, Podiatric Dermatology

When my feet hurt, which appointment type do I need?

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 can

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Ingrowing Toenails

Alternatives to Nail Surgery

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 treat

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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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Damaged and Discoloured Toenails, Podiatric Dermatology, Skin Conditions

The most common skin and nail conditions in BAME skin

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 the

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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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Corns and Callus, Damaged and Discoloured Toenails

Summer Feet

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 and

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Podiatric Dermatology

Getting Under Your Skin

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 covers

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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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