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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…

Professional pedicure services

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…

The Ultimate Lifestyle Podiatry Job – Nelson City

We currently have a permanent, full-time, clinical podiatry position available in New Zealand’s sunniest city, where you will be working alongside the region’s leading podiatry professional. The Nelson region offers great experiences for those who enjoy an outdoor lifestyle, as well as offering a dynamic cultural, music and arts scene. The Tasman-Marlborough region is also…

The ABC of nail polish

Many of us enjoy having our nails painted. However, toenail polish can be harmful for nails and increase the risk of infections if you don’t choose wisely, and if it is left on nails for long periods of time. Here is Resonance Podiatry’s ABC of nail polish – advice about choosing and caring for your…

Fantastic opportunity to join the Resonance Team!!!

Experienced and passionate clinician: Resonance Wellington opportunity Resonance has a permanent, full-time position, for an experienced and passionate clinician, from December 2018. This is primarily a general podiatry role, within a busy multidisciplinary Medical Centre in Mana, Wellington. The successful applicant will have solid podiatric skills, awesome clinical reasoning ability and a passion for outstanding…

Skin Care is Health Care

It is important to recognise skin care as healthcare, particularly in the feet, which are often neglected. When you consider that our feet have to carry us throughout our whole life, from day to day chores and activities of daily living, to walks on the beach, playing sport or spending quality time with our loved…

Experiences of a Sports Podiatrist with Resonance

Wellington has been home for me for the past two years, and it is no understatement to say that the time has flown by. Where did all the days go? Looking back, there have been endless opportunities to have fun and explore the region; from 4-hour trail runs through Belmont park, 100 km bike rides…

Athlete’s Foot

The cold winter season is most certainly upon us! For many of us, that means we spend the days with our feet enclosed in shoes and socks, and often go straight into slippers when we get home. Although handy for keeping feet warm, these habits present their own potential problems which can go unnoticed for weeks at a time simply because we’re not barefoot for long enough to realise they are there.…