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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Smiling feet - Having happy and healthy feet at work is a topic our podiatrists are very passionate about, and they have shared some of their top tips for keeping your feet happy all day long!

Want to know how to best care for your feet? Here’s how you can show your feet some love, which can also benefit your overall health! TIP ONE : Nail self-care Let’s talk toenails ……. Not the most delightful topic, but oh so important when it comes to looking after your foot health! Did you…

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Of all the people on our planet, you are by far the most experienced! At this time of your life you should be working less and enjoying life more. However, the challenges of 2020 have certainly made that tough. We can’t fix everything, but we’re here to help you get back on track and feeling…

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Mothers focus all their time and attention on their children and family, often neglecting their own psychological and physiological health in the process and this usually goes on for the majority of the child’s upbringing and quite often into their adult years. As a mum I find it hard to allow myself the time /money/…

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It’s Diabetes Week from 14-20 July and since we treat many clients with Diabetes we thought we would give you our 7 top tips! Check your feet daily Diabetes can effect the feeling in your feet. Cuts, blisters, or sores may occur without you noticing. It is very important that you do a visual check…

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What exactly are they? A blister is a small pocket of fluid in the upper skin layers and is one of the body’s responses to injury, pressure and friction. Feet are particularly prone to blisters, with the most common cause being ill-fitting shoes or repeated pressure and rubbing. The blister forms to cushion the area…

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On world Diabetes Day we look into Diabetes Type 2 – what is it and how to manage it. What is it? When our pancreas dose not produce enough insulin / and or the body not working well enough to respond effectively to the insulin. As a result of this insulin resistance, the pancreas responds…

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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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“My feet are getting further away” – this is one of the most common statements I hear in the clinic. How we look after our feet in between visits is important for our foot health. If we are expecting them to get us from A to B without too much trouble, then foot health and…

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During these uncertain times you may be finding it difficult to come in for your regular podiatry care. At Promed Podiatry we have taken lots of measures to ensure we can continue safely caring for our valued clients. In the mean time, there are still lots of things you can do to take good care…

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