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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A bride’s guide to shoes for the occasion

By Michaela Shaw As I prepare for my upcoming wedding, occasion footwear has been at the forefront of my mind. Whether you’re looking for bridal, Christmas party or Saturday evening out shoes – finding the perfect pair matters. Read on to see my guide for selecting shoes for occasions…   BUDGET You should always only

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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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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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Baby foot
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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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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