Well ….. I wish I was 21 again. I am celebrating my 21st year as a Podiatrist. The years have flown by! It is a great opportunity to reflect on what I have learned, the people I have helped and where to from here. What inspired you to become a Podiatrist? Let’s start by saying…

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Chronic pain (pain that lasts 6 months or more) can be caused by many things such as autoimmune diseases, overuse injuries and degenerative diseases such as osteoarthritis. Sometimes it just shows up without any cause or link and other times it is a result of an injury. People often dismiss diet as being a cause…

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Happy Australia Day! Its that time of year again for my favourite healthier version of the good old Lamington! You should go make these right now 🙂 Serves: 12 Ingredients Cake: • 2 cups almond meal • 1 cup coconut milk • ½ cup coconut oil • ½ cup coconut flour • ½ cup rice…

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Parents worry about their children and want to make sure everything is okay. We are commonly asked about children’s development and what is normal. Parents want to make sure their children’s feet are growing with the correct alignment and not causing any developmental issues. What kind of conditions in children might require orthotics? – Flat…

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Smiling feet - Having happy and healthy feet at work is a topic our podiatrists are very passionate about, and they have shared some of their top tips for keeping your feet happy all day long!

You know your body needs your help to stay healthy. You brush your teeth, you put on sunscreen – and your feet need your attention, too! After all, they carry the weight of your entire body about 5,000 steps a day. We cram them into shoes and then walk to the bus, or stand on…

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These are REAL clinical experiences and 10 pet peeves that podiatrists wish you wouldn’t do: 1. Wear shoes without socks Not wearing socks with shoes increases the chances of fungal and bacterial infection which can result in foot malodour. When you don’t wear socks, there is no physical barrier between your feet and your shoes,…

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We are proud to welcome the newest member of our ProMed family this month. Kesia Ryan is a practising podiatrist with a special interest in Paediatric Podiatry and Sports Rehabilitation. Kesia is an asset to any team she works with and we are proud to have her as part of the ProMed family! As an…

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It is important to provide our children with the nutrients they need to grow and learn. One of the most important nutrients required is Iron. Why do we need iron? Iron is an important mineral found in the blood. It is responsible for transporting the air we breathe in (i.e., oxygen) around the body. This…

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The annual back-to-school frenzy throws us lots of decision-making dilemmas, one of them being finding ‘school-suitable’ shoes. We can’t help make your mornings less hectic, but this we can help with! Read on to find out more about choosing the right shoe! Why is ‘just a shoe’ so important? On average, a child will spend…

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After the festive period we often need a little cleanse and to replenish our bodies nutrients! A delicious filling breakfast or a great snack idea, this protein shake is so good! With a good serving of protein, a hit of greens and some banana for thickening and energy it’s a great all round shake! Serves:…

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Christmas can be stressful and busy! It can also be a high calorie, high sugar holiday. But it doesn’t have to be! Here are a few examples for a healthy and quick Christmas Day Menu!   Entrees – Mini Cheese balls, Christmas Tree Platter – Shape cheese cubes, kabana, pickled onions, olives in the shape…

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This is the perfect summer salad! Refreshing, easy and light. Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 2 tsp Dijon mustard Sea-salt flakes Freshly ground black pepper 250g haloumi, drained, sliced Olive oil cooking spray 120g baby spinach 250g punnet strawberries, hulled, halved ¼ cup pistachios or sliced almonds…

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