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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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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Well, I think deep down we all know its TRUE! If you have ever taken the time to focus on stretching, yoga or pilates you would know the feeling of freedom and increased flexibility that stretching can provide. I must be honest, I prescribe stretches on a daily basis yet I very rarely do them…

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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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There’s a first time for everything, right? And this special offer is a first time for us! To support our patients while we go get through this pandemic,for the month of September we are offering a discount on our custom prescribed, 3D-scanned orthotics. Whether you are after a new pair after wearing them day in…

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Are you suffering from heel pain? Is it painful to walk the first few steps in the morning? Is it sore after rest? You may have plantar fasciitis. Don’t ignore this pain, hoping it will go away, as it usually gets worse without treatment. In this article on Plantar Fasciitis, we’ll look at the symptoms…

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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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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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ProMed Podiatry Clinic is excited to announce that we have acquired a SWIFT Microwave Therapy machine for the specific treatment of warts, plantar warts and verrucae. It is the new Gold Standard therapy in wart treatment. It is non-invasive with no down time or wound dressings and has an 83% success rate. Warts are highly…

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We often recommend urea-based creams for dry, calloused, and cracked skin. But which ones is right for you and what is the difference between them all? Firstly, let us discuss the active ingredient ‘urea’. Urea increases skin moisture by removing dead skin cells and improving the ability of the skin to hold water. It is…

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