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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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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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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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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Fungal Nail Infection treatment

If you’ve been dealing with unsightly and unpleasant fungal nail infections, we want to assure you that you’re not alone! Fungal nail infections are particularly common in adults aged 50 and over, but thankfully they can be treated.  In this blog post, we’ll provide some easy steps to help treat your fungal nail infection and…

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How do I know if I need orthotics for foot pain

If you’re suffering from foot pain, you may be wondering if orthotics are the right solution for you. Orthotics can provide relief for many different types of foot pain, but they’re not right for every situation. Here’s a quick guide to help you determine whether orthotics could help relieve your foot pain. Symptoms of foot…

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Signs our feet give us when they mean business

This Foot Health Week we celebrate the wonder and marvels of feet! Feet help you walk, run, dance and play, but it’s a part of the body that many people take for granted – until something goes wrong! Even Leonardo da Vinci knew how amazing our feet were – “The human foot is a masterpiece…

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