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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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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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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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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Get to know our Podiatrist Janine Frampton 1. Favourite holiday destination – anywhere the sun is shining and the ocean is lapping in the background – I can lie by the pool and drink cocktails all day. But on the flip side I can’t wait to have a white Christmas in Canada (this is on…

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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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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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