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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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Healthy Valentine’s Day Treat

Spoil yourself or someone special with this chocolate treat that you won’t have to feel guilty about! Easy, Healthy Chocolate Mousse Serves: 4 Ingredients: 200g 70% dark chocolate, chopped 440ml coconut cream Fresh raspberries to serve Instructions: Place coconut cream in the refrigerator overnight. In a large metal bowl add cold coconut cream and beat…

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Are Thongs Bad for Your Feet?

Ahh summer. Sunscreen, singlets, boardshorts and thongs. It’s that moment you decide it’s time to throw the winter slippers towards the back of the cupboard and retrieve the thongs to leave by the front door…warm season bliss. We Aussies wear thongs…a lot. Most places that experience summers like ours do the same. Unfortunately, this might…

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Chocolate, Coconut & Date Balls

A healthier sweet treat option during the Christmas season 😊 This recipe is gluten free and vegetarian. Serves 24 Prep + Cooking Time : 15 minutes Ingredients 2 2/3 cups (500g) pitted dates 1 cup cocoa powder 1 ¼ cups shredded coconut 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/3 desiccated coconut Method Line a large baking tray with baking…

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Christmas Curried Broccoli Salad

A super healthy salad option to accompany your Christmas lunch. Serves: 6-8 Ingredients: For the dressing: ¾ cup roasted, salted cashews 5 tbsp. water 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar 4 tsp curry powder 2 tsp rice malt syrup 1 tsp chilli flakes (optional) Salt and pepper to taste For the salad: 5 head broccoli, cut…

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Surviving the Silly Season as a Diabetic

Christmas and the festive season are generally full of eating, drinking and being merry, but it is important for diabetics (and everyone else!) to keep an eye on what they consume (with the occasional treat of course!). When it comes to food here are some things to keep in mind: Remove skin from turkey and…

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How Your Diet Affects Your Feet

When most people think about nutrition and health, they typically think ‘weight management’ or heart health. Rarely is the topic of diet associated with your feet though. Diet does play an important role in our overall health and affects different parts of our bodies, our feet included! Inflammation What we eat can affect inflammation in…

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Why Going Barefoot Might Be Good For You

It’s only recently in our evolutionary train ride that we’ve decided to wear shoes, or “casts for our feet,” as sports commentator Joe Rogan calls them. In fact, we existed for millions of years without footwear anywhere near our trotters. This meant our feet had to be a lot stronger in order to absorb the…

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