Understanding Sever's Disease

Sever’s disease might sound alarming, but with the right information and care, it’s a condition that can be easily managed. Whether you’re experiencing symptoms yourself, or you’re just keen on expanding your knowledge, this blog is tailored to demystify Sever’s disease. What is Sever’s Disease? Sever’s disease, also known as calcaneal apophysitis, is a bone…

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blog image - Winning the Battle Against Fungal Toenails

Having fungal toenails can be an uncomfortable and sometimes embarrassing condition. Characterised by yellowing, thickened, and brittle nails, onychomycosis — or simply toenail fungus — poses not just a cosmetic issue but potentially a serious health concern. If you’re battling with this persistent problem, or if you’re a health enthusiast keen on keeping fungal infections…

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image for blog - Understanding the Link Between Feet and Back Pain

Feet are the unsung heroes of our daily lives, bearing our weight through every step we take. While it’s common knowledge that foot problems like plantar fasciitis or bunions can cause discomfort in the feet, many are surprised to learn that foot issues can also lead to back pain.  As health science advances, we’re beginning…

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Shin Pain and Pronation blog

Shin pain is a term used to describe pain along the front or the inside of your lower leg, your shin bone. It can also feel like an ache in the muscles on either side of your shin bone. Your feet’s movements are powered by the muscles in your lower legs, so if these muscles…

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What is a Russian Manicure and What are the Risks?

Are you curious about the Russian manicure / pedicure trend? Let’s dive in! While this nail treatment has gained popularity, it’s important to understand the risks involved.  In this blog post, we’ll explore what makes a Russian mani or pedi different from other nail treatments, and also delve into the potential side effects and health…

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Living with diabetes can bring unique challenges and responsibilities, especially when it comes to taking good care of your feet. Diabetic conditions reduce circulation in the lower extremities, making foot problems more common. ProMed Podiatrists are passionate about diabetes foot care and the prevention of diabetes-related foot complications. We understand that with proper attention and…

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Our top tips to get your feet Summer-ready!

As the weather warms up and we spend more time outdoors, it’s time to get your feet Summer-ready! It’s important to note that taking care of your feet all year round is an important part of a healthy lifestyle … with the added bonus that in Summer you can sport those strappy sandals, or thongs,…

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The Causes of Foot Odour and How to Manage It

Smelly feet are a common problem that affects people of all ages. Whether you’re an athlete, or you spend most of your time sitting at a desk, foot odour can be a bothersome and embarrassing issue.  There are a number of factors that can cause foot odour, including sweat, bacteria, and fungus. In this blog…

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Have you recently started a new exercise regime or commenced training for a marathon or other event? Are you experiencing pain in the front of your lower leg? If so, you may have shin splints. Shin splints are a common issue that affect many athletes and fitness enthusiasts. They can be quite debilitating, preventing you…

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Corns calluses and bunions

Foot bumps such as corns, calluses, and bunions are often overlooked when it comes to foot care, but addressing them is crucial. These common foot problems can cause discomfort and pain if left untreated. In this blog, we delve into the differences between these foot conditions, and also explore their causes and treatment options. By…

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Manage Cold & Dry Feet

Cold or dry feet can be a common issue during the winter months. The combination of colder temperatures and less moisture in the air can make your feet feel cold, dry, itchy and even painful. It’s easy to forget about your feet when they’re covered in socks and shoes all winter. Although it’s quite normal…

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Are you suffering from a pain in your heel or arch area? If so, you may be experiencing plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of this type of pain and it’s important to understand what exactly it is, and how best to treat it.  Read on for some insight into…

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