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Three questions you should ask your nail technician before your next pedicure

Just a few simple questions can help you decide if your feet are in safe hands Do they sterilise their instruments? Podiatrists are registered healthcare providers, which means that we maintain very strict hygiene conditions.  All instruments that come into contact with skin or nails are only used on a single client before being thoroughly…

Resonance’s Growing Footprint

Resonance Podiatry Group has expanded its South Island network of ‘podiatry clinics of excellence’ with the addition of Chris Gates, Tasman Bay Podiatry and Sophie Walls, Merivale Podiatry. Both Chris and Sophie bring many years of clinical experience, which further enhances the knowledge base of the team. Resonance have podiatry clinics in Feilding, Porirua, Hutt…

RPW Shockwave Therapy – helping beat pain

Sick and tired of heel pain? Tried everything to relieve it? Bruce* had too, until he hobbled into my clinic room. Bruce had been suffering with pain for over 8 months, complaining of start up pain that worsened with walking, and keeping him awake at night; he was struggling to be able to coach his…

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Nail Salons must be Regulated says PodiatryNZ

An appalling lack of infection control is increasing the number of people acquiring fungal or viral infections such as warts and athlete’s foot following a manicure or pedicure.  In the worst-cases serious life-threatening infections like cellulitis have been contracted.[1] “There is an urgent need for national standards to be implemented” says PodiatryNZ Chief Executive, Jennifer…