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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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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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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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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Podiatric Dermatology, Verrucae

Focus on Verruca Pen®

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 with

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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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