On world Diabetes Day we look into Diabetes Type 2 – what is it and how to manage it. What is it? When our pancreas dose not produce enough insulin / and or the body not working well enough to respond effectively to the insulin. As a result of this insulin resistance, the pancreas responds…

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We are excited to welcome Ricki to our ProMed family as part of the administration team. We thought we would ask a few questions so you can get to know her: 1. Where is your favourite travel destination? India 2. If you could be anyone, who would you be? Elizabeth Montgomery (Samantha) from bewitched 3.…

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Each month we like to share a little about one of our staff members so that you can get to know us behind the podiatry masks. This month we ask Raechel some tough questions! 1. What purchases of $100 or less has most positively impacted your life in the last six months? A vegie noodle…

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Depression is debilitating. It is a dreadful feeling and is becoming more and more common in today’s highly stressed society. The good news is that depression IS controllable! While there are many factors that affect mood, food is one of the most often overlooked. This article outlines some of the most common foods that may…

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There’s a first time for everything, right? And this special offer is a first time for us! To support our patients while we go get through this pandemic,for the month of September we are offering a discount on our custom prescribed, 3D-scanned orthotics. Whether you are after a new pair after wearing them day in…

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Chris has been ProMed’s administration extraordinaire for 8 years now! We thought we would ask her a few tricky questions so we can get to know a bit more about her. 1. What purchases of $100 or less has most positively impacted your life in the last six months? I have been seeing a new…

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As we go through different stages of our lives, our nutritional needs change. A healthy diet has many benefits physically, mentally and socially. Unhealthy food and drink choices place us at a higher risk of chronic disease, such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, anxiety and depression. As you get older you may find it…

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ProMed Podiatry Clinic is excited to announce that we have acquired a SWIFT Microwave Therapy machine for the specific treatment of warts, plantar warts and verrucae. It is the new Gold Standard therapy in wart treatment. It is non-invasive with no down time or wound dressings and has an 83% success rate. Warts are highly…

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We often recommend urea-based creams for dry, calloused, and cracked skin. But which ones is right for you and what is the difference between them all? Firstly, let us discuss the active ingredient ‘urea’. Urea increases skin moisture by removing dead skin cells and improving the ability of the skin to hold water. It is…

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Each month we are focusing on getting to know one of our team members a little better. This month we ask Kasey (reception/Nutritionist) a few questions to help us understand what makes her tick. What purchases of $100 or less has most positively impacted your life in the last six months?’  A swing from Bunnings…

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Podiatrists treat a range of foot and lower limb concerns so today I will focus on what happens during a general treatment. While a general treatment will vary from person to person, here are the guidelines as to what will normally occur: · If you are a new patient, we will take a general medical…

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We like our clients to feel connected to our Podiatrists so this month we ask Vanessa a few tricky questions to give us some insight into what makes her tick! ‘What purchases of $100 or less has most positively impacted your life in the last six months?’ The Sunbeam milk frother. Tried every brand but…

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