Did you know what you put in your body can have an impact on your skin? Our skin is a reflection of internal health and inflamed or blemished skin can be addressed by making dietary changes. It can also support organs that might be overburdened by environment or diet. These burdens can create an imbalance…

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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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Podiatry Gold Coast

We’re in the business of keeping feet healthy, and poor eating habits can have a direct impact on foot health. A few small changes to your diet can help to prevent or alleviate several painful and debilitating foot conditions. And, of course, eating well is vital for overall health and wellness.  Healthy eating and dining…

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Well ….. I wish I was 21 again. I am celebrating my 21st year as a Podiatrist. The years have flown by! It is a great opportunity to reflect on what I have learned, the people I have helped and where to from here. What inspired you to become a Podiatrist? Let’s start by saying…

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Chronic pain (pain that lasts 6 months or more) can be caused by many things such as autoimmune diseases, overuse injuries and degenerative diseases such as osteoarthritis. Sometimes it just shows up without any cause or link and other times it is a result of an injury. People often dismiss diet as being a cause…

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These are REAL clinical experiences and 10 pet peeves that podiatrists wish you wouldn’t do: 1. Wear shoes without socks Not wearing socks with shoes increases the chances of fungal and bacterial infection which can result in foot malodour. When you don’t wear socks, there is no physical barrier between your feet and your shoes,…

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Podiatrist Gold Coast

We are proud to welcome the newest member of our ProMed family this month. Kesia Ryan is a practising podiatrist with a special interest in Paediatric Podiatry and Sports Rehabilitation. Kesia is an asset to any team she works with and we are proud to have her as part of the ProMed family! As an…

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It is important to provide our children with the nutrients they need to grow and learn. One of the most important nutrients required is Iron. Why do we need iron? Iron is an important mineral found in the blood. It is responsible for transporting the air we breathe in (i.e., oxygen) around the body. This…

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Eating with Diabetes does not need to be difficult or boring. It is important to include the best foods to help balance your blood sugar levels such as complex carbohydrates (whole-grains, sweet potato etc), protein (think meat, fish and eggs) and good fats (avocado, nuts, healthy oils). To ensure your blood sugars do not spike,…

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Eating with diabetes doesn’t have to be boring or bland. There are many yummy recipes that will provide a healthy and balanced meal that will not spike your blood sugar. A few things to keep in mind when choosing meals: Keep the carbohydrates low (under 20g if possible) Choose low glycemic index carbohydrates Include a…

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Well ladies, it is that time of year to celebrate the spring season with a flurry of colour including nail polish. But do you really know what damage nail polish can have on the health of your nails? Traditional nail polish, shellac and gel nails have many nasty chemicals that can cause long term damage…

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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 and…

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