Heel Spur

Heel Spur

A heel spur is a foot condition with a calcium deposit causing a bony protrusion on the underside of the heel bone. Therefore, Heel Spurs often start in the front of the hell and eventually affect other parts of the foot

SYMPTOMS

  • The pain usually during standing
  • Most pronounced at the rear of the foot

CAUSES

  • Caused by strains on foot muscles and ligaments, repeated tearing the membrane that covers the heel bones
  • People with flat feet (over-pronation) or high arches have a higher risk of having heel spurs

SOLUTIONS

  • Orthotic devices with rear support are used to take the pressure off plantar spurs and reduce stress
  • Shoe recommendations
  • Physical Therapy
  • Infrequently, surgery is performed on chronically inflamed spurs
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