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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Home visits

Caring for our home visit patients

While we love welcoming patients into our clinic at Dulwich, we understand that seeing us in person isn’t possible for all of our patients. Making podiatry accessible is extremely important to us, which is why we have additional services to aid in this. Virtual appointments [URL:https://dulwichpodiatry.bookmyappointment.co.uk/ ] and home visits are some of the ways

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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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Footwear and exercise

How footwear affects feet when we exercise

Exercise encompasses a lot of different activities which can range from outdoor sports to indoor gym workouts. Different kinds of workouts and exercises require different equipment; whether it be weights in a gym or simply an outdoor space to run. One of the things that you should always take into consideration is the type of

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General

The ultimate foot care gift guide

With Christmas just around the corner, now is the perfect time to begin gathering gift inspiration. Taking care of your feet is an essential part of taking care of your overall health, and foot care can be the perfect, unique gift for the health and fitness enthusiast in your life or someone you know wants

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Advice, Self Help

Footcare for the elderly and people living with dementia

Healthy feet are important for everyone to remain mobile and physically active. Those with dementia may have difficulty in communicating their needs, so they may not be able to explain their problems. This can affect many areas of their lives, but a commonly forgotten aspect of caring for those affected by dementia is their foot

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Biomechanics, Musculoskeletal

Non-invasive ways of dealing with soft tissue pain

Soft tissue injuries normally heal by themselves. But, sometimes due to a number of circumstances this is not the case and these injuries can become chronic. When dealing with chronic soft tissue pain, as podiatrists we can use many different methods of treatment. Conservative, non-invasive procedures can be a good choice for patients as they

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General

Our podiatrists’ best pieces of foot care advice

Our podiatrists are filled to the brim with knowledge about footcare, foot health and all things podiatry. But what do our podiatrists think their most valuable piece of advice is? Read on to see what our podiatrists believe should be the one thing that you should absolutely, definitely know about taking care of your feet.

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Foot pain, Heel pain, Sports injury

Plantar fasciitis: A common cause of heel and foot pain

One in ten people are thought to suffer from plantar fasciitis, making it one of the most common causes of foot pain. Plantar fasciitis is a pain in the bottom of your foot around the heel and arch, which can be a sudden onset or a gradual occurrence. The plantar fascia is a thick tendon-like

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General

Get to know our podiatrists: Breaking into the podiatry industry

Month on month our podiatrists take turns to write the Dulwich Podiatry blog to share their knowledge on all things podiatric. In this month’s blog we are shifting the perspective to learn more about them and how our podiatrists Debbie, Hema, Michaela and Jack gained the expertise they have today. Read the Dulwich Podiatry Ltd

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