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What to expect from your Initial Nutrition Consultation?

Kasey is a qualified (Bachelor of Health Science, Nutrition) Nutritionist who understands that everyone is different and applies this to her food and healthcare advice. In the initial consultation Kasey will go through: Medical History Personal History Goals Measurements – weight, waist circumference, blood pressure General food and lifestyle advice based on your current eating…

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What to expect during a Diabetic Foot Assessment?

Medical History We require the following information: Your medical history Your current medications Diabetic history and control Surgical history Specific lower limb issues Your most recent blood test results including your HbA1c levels self-testing blood glucose levels cholesterol kidney function and blood pressure. Bringing all this information with you to the assessment consultation helps us…

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Diabetes and Carbohydrates – The Basics

Carbohydrate foods play an important role in our diet. They are the best energy source for your body, especially your brain. When carbohydrates are digested, they break down to form glucose in the bloodstream. Insulin takes the glucose out of the blood and puts it into the muscles, liver and other cells in the body…

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Foot Health in Winter – Cracked Heels

Winter is near! Are you looking after your feet this season? It is common during the cooler months for your skin to dry out and can be at high risk of cracking. Cracked heels can not only be painful but for certain people can lead to high risk of infection and other complications. Risk Factors…

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Keeping your feet healthy at work

Work is something that, unfortunately, none of us can avoid! Whether you’re an office worker who sits at a desk for 8 hours in front of a computer or a tradie who works on site, both can have health implications on our body and feet. From circulation and posture problems, through to lower back and…

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Magnesium – The Most Essential Mineral

Written by Kasey Boorman, our resident Admin Team Member, and Nutritionist Magnesium is so important, and I recommend everyone gets it in their diet or through supplementation if needed.   Magnesium is one of the most essential minerals in your body. Magnesium helps maintain normal muscle and nerve function, keeps heart rhythm steady, supports a healthy…

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Tips for starting an exercise program

Congratulations on your decision to start exercising! Making that decision is the first step to a healthier you. Before beginning any physical activity program, it is important to check with your general practitioner to make sure you do not have any conditions that would prevent you completing certain activities. Some things to consider so that…

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What Is A Deluxe Medical Pedicure?

A Deluxe Medical Pedicure includes the following 3 components: Magnesium Soak, Medical Pedicure, and a Paraffin wax treatment. MAGNESIUM SOAK Relax with a magazine while your feet are placed in a magnesium salt bath for up to 10 minutes before your Medical Pedicure. Magnesium is present in over 300 enzyme systems in the human body,…

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How To Write Goals For 2019

January is always a good time of year to think about what you want out of life, relationships, career, your health and more. Although we should be focusing on them all year round it’s a good chance to start fresh and set up some goals. Many resolutions that are made set us up for failure…

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Top 4 Benefits of Custom Orthotics

Orthotics Do you suffer from back, leg or foot pain? ProMed can offer relief! Over the years I have seen many people who are unnecessarily suffering from lower limb pain. Pain can be from many reasons such as injury or trauma but many times it is often related to poor foot posture and poor foot…

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