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Common Winter Foot Problems and How to Prevent Them

July 9, 2018

Brrr it’s cold outside! With winter in full swing, we’ve put together some of the most common winter foot problems that occur, and have explored some of the best ways to prevent and treat them. Read more below. Cracked Heels Cracked heels are caused by dry skin, and made more complicated if the skin around…

Tips to Reduce your Risk of Developing Fungal Nail Infections

June 18, 2018

Preventing toenail fungus may not be at the top of your to-do list, but perhaps it should be. Fungi are nearly everywhere in our environment, and they particularly love dark, moist, warm places, like inside your shoes. That makes it relatively easy to stumble upon a toenail fungal infection (onychomycosis). How Nail Fungus Infections Develops…

Corns and Calluses – Treatment and Prevention

May 31, 2018

You may have heard people refer to corns and calluses, but unless a doctor told you that you, too, have them, you might not know exactly what they are or how they should be treated. Calluses can form on your skin anywhere there is consistent pressure. For example, guitar players, will form calluses on their…

ProMed Celebrates its 20th year providing health care to the Gold Coast

March 8, 2018

ProMed initially started as a physiotherapy clinic in 1998 with Sherril Farquharson. Previously Sherril owned 2 Physiotherapy clinics in Sydney for over 20 years. In 2002, Sherril’s daughter Raechel joined the ProMed team adding Podiatry services to the clinic and the business became known as ProMed Physiotherapy & Podiatry Clinic. As a family business they…

8 tips for healthy Feet in Kids

March 8, 2018

Children are naturally active beings. Their young bodies are full of energy to jump, hop, skip and run around all day long. If your child is having trouble keeping up with the other kids, or is regularly falling over for no apparent reason, they might be having foot problems. Foot conditions can be associated with…

Online Booking Service: Simple, Easy, Secure

November 1, 2017

ProMed Podiatry is proud to announce the launch of our new Online Booking Service. Online Booking is a great way for you to be in control of your Podiatry bookings in a simple, easy and secure location. You will be able to: Make a new appointment Change existing appointments Review pre-booked appointments, and Cancel appointments…

Painful Ingrown nails? Simple Pain Free Treatment

October 28, 2017

Ingrown toenails and painful toenails are a common occurrence. Traditionally, Podiatrists were only able to offer 2 types of treatment: Shaping the nail requiring you to attend regularly to avoid recurrence of the ingrown nail, or Nail surgery requiring a local anaesthetic and permanent removal of the offending portion of the nail. Even though both…

Diabetes Foot Ulcer Conference – Gold Coast 2017

October 25, 2017

The ProMed Podiatry Team just attended the Diabetes Foot Ulcer Conference which was held in our beautiful city of the Gold Coast. The conference attendees included Vascular Specialists, Nurses, Wound Care Specialists and of course Podiatrists. It was an amazing conference that discussed the latest statistics, research, treatments and technologies to assist people suffering from…

Prevention is Better than Cure: Have a Foot Health Assessment Today

October 25, 2017

Did you know October is Foot Health Month? This year we are encouraging people to see a Podiatrist for an annual Foot Health Assessment. Why may you ask? We see an optometrist to check our eye health, we see a dentist to check our teeth health, why don’t you see a Podiatrist to check your…

Bunion Blues – You’re Not Alone

October 25, 2017

Guess who’s Bunion? As you can see many people suffer from bunions – famous or not. They can be unsightly, frustrating to fit into footwear but most importantly they can be painful and debilitating preventing you from doing what you want to do. So, what are bunions, what causes bunions and what treatments are available?…