We like our clients to feel connected to our Podiatrists so this month we ask Vanessa a few tricky questions to give us some insight into what makes her tick! ‘What purchases of $100 or less has most positively impacted your life in the last six months?’ The Sunbeam milk frother. Tried every brand but…

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Get to know a little more about our Podiatrist, Sarah Youngson. 1. Where is your favourite travel destination? I really enjoy the slower pace of the Sunshine Coast. I love being around anywhere with a beach. 2. If you could be anyone, who would you be? No-one. I’m pretty content with being me 🙂 3.…

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Seniors feet

  Over a lifetime our feet do a lot of work for us. On average, we take enough steps to walk around the earth about 5 times. That’s over 200 million steps. So, it’s no surprise that as we age our feet can start to feel the impact. Common issues affecting feet as we age include bone…

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Ingrown toenails and painful toenails are a common occurrence. Traditionally, Podiatrists were only able to offer 2 types of treatment: Shaping the nail requiring you to attend regularly to avoid recurrence of the ingrown nail, or Nail surgery requiring a local anaesthetic and permanent removal of the offending portion of the nail. Even though both…

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The ProMed Podiatry Team just attended the Diabetes Foot Ulcer Conference which was held in our beautiful city of the Gold Coast. The conference attendees included Vascular Specialists, Nurses, Wound Care Specialists and of course Podiatrists. It was an amazing conference that discussed the latest statistics, research, treatments and technologies to assist people suffering from…

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Guess who’s Bunion? As you can see many people suffer from bunions – famous or not. They can be unsightly, frustrating to fit into footwear but most importantly they can be painful and debilitating preventing you from doing what you want to do. So, what are bunions, what causes bunions and what treatments are available?…

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