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SHUZZ Foundation in the News

SHUZZ Foundation in the News

It’s that time of year when the general public gives a little more generously in helping those in need of food, warm shelter, or Christmas toys. But when it comes to Medical Mission work, it doesn’t normally follow a certain “time of year” for the medical community to physically travel to other countries and offer […]

How to Prevent the Thanksgiving Burn Out

How to Prevent the Thanksgiving Burn Out

Everyone is excited for Thanksgiving. Family in town, amazing food, and a time to give thanks. You are so excited in the festive mood, however by the time you get to great festive feast your legs are tired and  aching and you are purely exhausted from standing in the kitchen cooking. Hopefully, at least everyone […]

Cushioning a Callus

Cushioning a Callus

Isn’t it amazing that as a kid you had no calluses on your feet and now you have painful corns and calluses? Once you have them removed why do they keep coming back? They’re getting more painful as you age making it difficult for you to walk run and be active. A callus is a […]

Bleeding Varicose Veins

Bleeding Varicose Veins

Why do people bleed from their veins after they’ve been in a hot shower? Often, I get a call from the patient who was taking a hot shower, and the next thing they see is a pool of blood on the bathroom floor. In a panic, they quickly call the paramedics. The paramedic arrives, wraps […]

Veins & Pregnancy

Veins & Pregnancy

Ladies, we can start by thanking our parents for passing down the gene that makes us prone to developing varicose veins. Now, we can thank our children for making them worse. If it’s in our family, it seems that we are stuck in the middle. We are doomed to get unsightly, painful leg veins.  Varicose […]

Symptoms of a Broken Ankle

Symptoms of a Broken Ankle

A broken ankle is often referred to as a fracture. There are several ways this can occur, including dropping a heavy object on your foot or twisting your ankle which commonly happens during a fall. Typical symptoms that can occur are bruising on and around your ankle, in addition to pain and swelling. It may […]

Home Remedy for Cracked Heels

Home Remedy for Cracked Heels

It is easy to forget to pay special attention to the heels of your feet when moisturizing. If there is an insufficient amount of moisture in the heels of our feet, they can crack easily. You may be prone to cracked feet if you are often dehydrated, take very hot showers, or excessively scrub your […]

How Do Heel Spurs Develop?

How Do Heel Spurs Develop?

A heel spur is a regeneration of a bone that forms on the sole of the foot. Additionally, the development of this ailment can appear in the area where the Achilles tendon connects to the heel and may produce severe pain. In most cases, a heel spur will gradually develop, and is often caused by […]

Symptoms and Causes of Gout

Symptoms and Causes of Gout

If you are experiencing severe pain in the joints surrounding the big toe, you may have a condition referred to as gout. It’s considered to be a form of arthritis, and the symptoms include redness, swelling, and extreme tenderness. Gout is the result of a buildup of excess uric acid in the body, and typically […]

Symptoms of a Broken Toe

Symptoms of a Broken Toe

If you have the experience of something heavy falling on your foot, you may have what is referred to as a broken toe. Common signs from this occurring will be swelling and bruising affecting the toe and surrounding area, accompanied by severe pain. If the bone protrudes from the skin, this is typically known as […]