Every year we have many patients ask us to recommend an appropriate slipper for their foot health needs. Over the past few years we have been researching slippers but have not been 100% satisfied with the slippers on the market. This year we have researched and found an alternative to the humble slipper. Let me…

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There are socks and then there are SOCKS! There is nothing worse than socks that bunch, scrunch, slide down or cut into your foot! A comfy sock can either make your day or break your day!  Before selecting a sock there are several things you need to consider: What activity are the socks to be…

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Tired aching feet? Working hard? Exercising hard? Our feet do a lot for us and deserve to be pampered. A Deluxe Medical Pedicure is what you need! What Is A Deluxe Medical Pedicure? A Deluxe Medical Pedicure is a relaxing session utilising a Magnesium Soak, Medical Pedicure, and a Paraffin wax treatment. MAGNESIUM SOAK Relax,…

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Your feet are an engineering masterpiece, let’s keep them that way! The 66 joints that make up your feet affect every joint right up to your neck. Neglecting our feet over time can lead to foot pain and discomfort all over your body. Below are ProMed’s 5 tips for maintaining healthy, strong feet: Stretch your…

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The State government recently reviewed their mask mandate. Even though restrictions have been reduced, there are still some areas where the wearing of masks are still mandatory. They include: Required in healthcare settings, residential aged care, disability accommodation, on public transport, in prisons, detention centres, airports and on planes Required for visitors to healthcare settings, but…

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Interferential therapy (IFT) is one of the various types of physical therapy used at ProMed Podiatry Clinic. We use this type of therapy in four clinical applications. This type of therapy helps to relieve pain, stimulate muscles, increase local blood flow, and reduce oedema. Your Podiatrist will place electrodes on your skin around the injured body…

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Foot pain diagnosis is all about working out what is causing your pain so we know how to treat it effectively. One of the simplest ways to approach foot pain diagnosis is to start by thinking about where exactly the pain is. From there, we can focus on specific symptoms to work out what is…

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Did you know that Podiatrists can tell a lot about your general health just by assessing your nails? Nails can change in colour, shape and strength based on your overall health and wellbeing. Taking care of your nails is not just a regular cut and file but can involve a more holistic approach. Here are…

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Children’s feet are not the same as adults feet. Babies and toddlers feet are soft and pliable as the bones are not yet completely formed. This means their feet can be damaged easier than the feet of older children e.g. by shoes that are too tight. Here are some tips for taking care of your…

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Your children’s feet will spend most of their growth period in school shoes. This is why it is so important to seek out sound advice on the correct fitting of school shoes and socks. Whether your child is standing, sitting, walking, running, jumping or skipping; their feet are always on the move. How do you…

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If Valentines Day isn’t the day for indulging in chocolate and strawberries then when is?! This beautiful dessert can be made ahead of time and is pretty easy yet will leave a lasting impression! Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter 220g 50% dark chocolate, chopped 3/4 cup coconut or brown sugar 2 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla…

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To our valued ProMed Community In our commitment to the safety of our community, the team at ProMed Podiatry has worked diligently to ensure that all our staff, clients, and visitors to our clinic work within all COVID-19 related health directives. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our clients and their families…

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