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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Verruca pen
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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Running injury
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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Advanced Care, Diabetes Care, Ulcers & Wound Care

No Sense, No Feeling? Peripheral Neuropathy

What is neuropathy? The nervous system sends and receives messages throughout your entire body.  Neuropathy occurs when this system does not work properly. Peripheral neuropathy refers to the peripheral nerves in the extremities (i.e. your fingers and toes).  There are many types of neuropathy, each with different causes and symptoms.  Neuropathy can affect the sensory nerves, motor

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Podiatric Dermatology, Verrucae

Fascinating Feet

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 thought

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Musculo-skeletal podiatry

Back to School: are your child’s feet ready?

As schools re-open and our children get ready to go back to school, many of them will have spent the summer in sandals and, with lockdown, not had shoes on their feet for some months.  Getting new shoes for school is an age-old tradition that can fill a parent with dread. Our blog this month aims

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