Lee’s Summit Events February 2018


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Identify and Treat Venous Leg Ulcers

Venous leg ulcers are the most common form of ulcers affecting the lower extremities. They represent severe venous disease and can be the end-stage of chronic venous insufficiency. Venous ulcers occur most commonly at the ankles and involve an open wound, as well. Continue reading “Identify and Treat Venous Leg Ulcers” »

Lee’s Summit Events January 2018

Happy new year, everybody! There is a lot going on in Lee’s Summit and the surrounding communities this January — don’t forget to bundle up! Continue reading “Lee’s Summit Events January 2018” »

Athletes Get Varicose Veins, Too

Varicose veins can affect anyone. Exercise can combat circulatory and venous issues but hereditary predispositions may still override preventative measures. Almost 50 percent of patients have a family history of the condition. If you’re an athlete looking to reduce the swelling and regain competitive form, we have some useful tips to keep you performing your best. Continue reading “Athletes Get Varicose Veins, Too” »

Be Aware of Deep Vein Thrombosis

What is Deep Vein Thrombosis?

A thrombus is the medical term for a blood clot and when one develops in one or more of the deep veins in your body, you get deep vein thrombosis. DVT most often occurs in the leg and can cause leg pain or swelling, but it also can occur with no symptoms — one of the reasons it is so dangerous.  Continue reading “Be Aware of Deep Vein Thrombosis” »

What is Chronic Venous Disease?

Chronic Venous Disease (CVD) are other chronic conditions related to or caused by veins that have become diseased or abnormal. Continue reading “What is Chronic Venous Disease?” »

Lee’s Summit Events: November & December 2017

Lee’s Summit November Community Events

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4 Made-Up Makeup Myths Wiped Clean

Myth 1: Choose Skincare Products Based On Your Age

Many products out there claim to be designed for specific age groups, such as treating wrinkles or age spots. The fact is age is not a skin type. If you do not find the right skin treatment you are likely to suffer the same skin issues for the majority of your life. An individual in their 50s can have the same skin issues and skin type as their teenage kid. Oily skin, dry skin and clogged pores do not have an age limit. However, starting the right skin care regimen as soon as possible is an effective preventative wrinkle treatment.  Continue reading “4 Made-Up Makeup Myths Wiped Clean” »

Lee’s Summit Events: October 2017

Summit Art Festival

EVENT DATE: Friday, Oct. 6, 4 pm-8 pm; Saturday, 10 am-8 pm; Sunday, 12 pm-4 pm

Downtown Lee’s Summit

Summit Art Festival is a free, three-day festival of fine arts that features over 90 local, regional, and national artists. Visitors can enjoy a blend of art, local music, food, and beverage. The festival will include Lee’s Summit R7 Student Art Pavilion and T-Mobile Kids Zone offering hands-on children’s art activities. There will be something for the entire family to enjoy. Continue reading “Lee’s Summit Events: October 2017” »

Varicose Veins and Diabetes

Though there is no direct link between varicose veins and diabetes, many people suffer from both conditions simultaneously. Diabetes can cause a wide range of health problems, including skin conditions, as do varicose veins. Continue reading “Varicose Veins and Diabetes” »

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