What are the Consequences of Leaving Plantar Fasciitis Untreated

Exercising Again after Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of foot pain, radiating from the bottom of the heel throughout the foot. The plantar fascia is a ligament that connects the inside of the heel bone to the toes. It supports the arch on the underside of the foot and absorbs strains we place on our foot […]

SHUZZ Foundation in the News

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Most children in the states have multiple pairs of shoes to wear for different activities—sports, walking, recreation, school, and formal occasions. This is not the case in all parts of the U.S., but it is definitely lacking in third-world countries.

What is a Broken Ankle?

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Broken ankles can result in serious health issues. Here is everything you need to know about broken ankles, treatments, and when to consult with specialists.

Solutions for Cracked Heels

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Cracked heels can make life very frustrating and embarrassing when displaying the bare feet. Aside from being unpleasing to the eye, they can also tear stockings and socks and wear out shoes at a faster rate. When severe, cracked heels may cause pain or infection. Cracked heels are a problem for those who are athletic, those who […]

Heel Spurs

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Heel spurs most commonly result when calcium deposits on the back of the foot where the heel is. They may also be the result of small fragments of bone breaking off of one section of the foot and attaching to the back of the foot. Heel spurs can also be bone growth on the back […]

Everything You Need to Know About Gout

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Gout, typically found in diabetic patients, is an unusually painful form of arthritis caused by elevated levels of uric acid in the bloodstream. The condition typically strikes the big joint on the big toe. It has also been known to strike the knees, elbows, fingers, ankles and wrists—generally anywhere that has a functioning, moving joint. […]

What to Know About a Broken Toe

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Trauma to the foot, especially the toes, can occur in many ways. Banging them, stubbing them, or dropping something on them are a few different ways this trauma can occur. Given the fact that toes are positioned in front of the feet, they typically sustain the brunt of such trauma. When trauma occurs to a […]

Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment for a Broken Foot

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One out of ten broken bones is reported to be in the feet. When an object crushes, bends, or stretches the bone beyond acceptable ranges, bones break. A break in the foot is either a fracture or a straight break. The location of any break can tell you how the break happened. Toes, for instance, […]

Orthotics for Athletes

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Ankle and foot orthotics for athletes are custom-made inserts with a cast of your exact foot type. They are shaped and contoured to fit inside a shoe and used to correct an irregular walking gait or provide cushioning. Orthotics come in a variety of different models and sizes, including over the counter and customizable variants. […]

How Obesity Affects Your Feet

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How obesity affects your feet? Gaining weight can happen suddenly and at any time. Usually you won’t notice the extra weight until your feet start hurting at the end of the day. How obesity affects your feet? This happens as your feet begin adjusting to carrying more weight. Foot swelling and pain are two of […]