There are socks and then there are SOCKS! There is nothing worse than socks that bunch, scrunch, slide down or cut into your foot! A comfy sock can either make your day or break your day!  Before selecting a sock there are several things you need to consider: What activity are the socks to be…

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Tired aching feet? Working hard? Exercising hard? Our feet do a lot for us and deserve to be pampered. A Deluxe Medical Pedicure is what you need! What Is A Deluxe Medical Pedicure? A Deluxe Medical Pedicure is a relaxing session utilising a Magnesium Soak, Medical Pedicure, and a Paraffin wax treatment. MAGNESIUM SOAK Relax,…

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Your feet are an engineering masterpiece, let’s keep them that way! The 66 joints that make up your feet affect every joint right up to your neck. Neglecting our feet over time can lead to foot pain and discomfort all over your body. Below are ProMed’s 5 tips for maintaining healthy, strong feet: Stretch your…

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Interferential therapy (IFT) is one of the various types of physical therapy used at ProMed Podiatry Clinic. We use this type of therapy in four clinical applications. This type of therapy helps to relieve pain, stimulate muscles, increase local blood flow, and reduce oedema. Your Podiatrist will place electrodes on your skin around the injured body…

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Foot pain diagnosis is all about working out what is causing your pain so we know how to treat it effectively. One of the simplest ways to approach foot pain diagnosis is to start by thinking about where exactly the pain is. From there, we can focus on specific symptoms to work out what is…

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Children’s feet are not the same as adults feet. Babies and toddlers feet are soft and pliable as the bones are not yet completely formed. This means their feet can be damaged easier than the feet of older children e.g. by shoes that are too tight. Here are some tips for taking care of your…

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Your children’s feet will spend most of their growth period in school shoes. This is why it is so important to seek out sound advice on the correct fitting of school shoes and socks. Whether your child is standing, sitting, walking, running, jumping or skipping; their feet are always on the move. How do you…

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Your children’s feet will spend most of their growth period in school shoes. This is why it is so important to seek out sound advice on the correct fitting of school shoes and socks. Whether your child is standing, sitting, walking, running, jumping or skipping; their feet are always on the move. How do you…

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As the weather changes and it heats up we need to start caring for our feet differently. In summer we tend to start wearing open sandals, walk barefoot, spend time in the sun, swim more, and expose our feet to more fun! Having more fun in the sun (or just living our lives during summer)…

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World Diabetes Day is 14th November. It’s such a prevalent and important issue that we would like to discuss autonomic neuropathy in a bit more detail with you. Neuropathy is the collective word for damage to nerves, it is one of the most common diabetes- related complications. Around 60-70% of people with diabetes have some…

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Or feet are rather important and we often neglect them so with Foot health week upon us I would like to share a few tips to keeping our feet healthy. 1. Athlete’s Foot otherwise known as Tinea Pedis is a fungal infection and loves warm moist dark areas (like between your toes and bottom of…

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Gout causes and treatment

Gout is a common health condition that can affect a diverse range of people, however, that doesn’t make it any less painful or difficult to have to live with. An attack of gout can occur suddenly, often waking you up in the middle of the night with the sensation that your affected joint is on…

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