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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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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Our feet are very important but are often taken for granted, in many cases resulting in injury. The arch is one structure that facilitates the transfer of weight from our heel to the toes with its main structure being the Plantar Fascia. Arch and Heel pain are the most common foot complaint experienced by thousands…

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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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The world as we know it has changed. People are scared and confused. But we are still open and here to help. Podiatry is considered an essential service and we are doing all we can to keep our valued ProMed clients and staff safe. Our dedicated team have all recently undertaken the government training 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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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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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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