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.
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.
If you have been following our blogs, you will already know a bit about verrucae. A verruca is caused by a virus (the Human Papilloma Virus – or HPV) which infects the outer layer of the skin (the epidermis). This causes a growth in the skin which is characterised by a lump in the skin, often withContinue Reading.
People are rarely ambivalent about feet. They either love them or hate them. As a podiatrist, we are often greeted with the words “how can you deal with smelly feet all day?’ or “urgh, I couldn’t be touching feet all day”. I have to say, very few of the feet passing through our practice are smelly. We thoughtContinue Reading.
This month’s blog features the bane of swimmers, gym-goers and parents of small children everywhere – the ever-persistent verruca. Verrucae are caused by the same virus as warts, the human papillomavirus (HPV), of which there are numerous strains. It is possible to cross infect other parts of the body from contact with a wart orContinue Reading.
Athletes Foot, Corns and Callus, Fungal Nail Infections, Ingrowing Toenails, Podiatric Dermatology, Verrucae
Feet need love too this month. Those of us who have kept to our New Year’s resolutions might have been walking or running more than we are used to. Please do not ignore any consequence pain that you might be feeling in your feet and legs. Ongoing consistent pain is not a natural consequence ofContinue Reading.