One of the most common causes of heel pain is ‘plantar fasciitis’. This is the term to describe irritation of the plantar fascia which is a connective tissue that starts at the heel pain and attaches onto the ball of the foot. It’s main purpose is to act as a leaver to walk, run and…

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Walking is something that a lot of people do automatically, but did you know the way you walk, or stand can reveal an even deeper story about how your muscles, bones and ligaments function? Podiatrists can help to share this story with you, which starts with your feet. You may be surprised by just how…

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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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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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Each month we like to share a little about one of our staff members so that you can get to know us behind the podiatry masks. This month we ask Raechel some tough questions! 1. What purchases of $100 or less has most positively impacted your life in the last six months? A vegie noodle…

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Chris has been ProMed’s administration extraordinaire for 8 years now! We thought we would ask her a few tricky questions so we can get to know a bit more about her. 1. What purchases of $100 or less has most positively impacted your life in the last six months? I have been seeing a new…

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Queensland Health has many initiative to help older Queenslanders stay healthy, active, independent and on their feet. Our bodies are designed to be used and this becomes even more important as we get older. Being physically active is essential for health and wellbeing and will also help you to stay independent. Stay independent by being…

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Podiatrists treat a range of foot and lower limb concerns so today I will focus on what happens during a general treatment. While a general treatment will vary from person to person, here are the guidelines as to what will normally occur: · If you are a new patient, we will take a general medical…

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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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