Bone Spur

Foot Pain – What Should I Do?

July 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Foot Pain – What Should I Do?

Foot Pain Overview The foot is comprised of the ankle, forefoot (metatarsals) and the joints of the five digit or toes. There are 26 bones and 30 joints in the foot. All joints are connected by supportive ligaments. Various muscle at the back, top and bottom of the foot function as the joint movers. Traumatic…

Heel Spur Treatment

Heel Spur Treatments

July 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Heel Spur Treatments

So what’s a heel spur and what can you do about it? The large bone which comprises the back of the foot is called the calcaneous. The underside of the foot is comprised of soft tissue or plantar fascia. During the walking phase ( 70 % load) or running ( 60 % load) phase multiple…

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Heel Spur Pain

July 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Heel Spur Pain

What is Heel Spur Pain? Heel spurs are often painless; however, when they cause pain, it can be debilitating. It is typically due to an overgrowth of calcium deposit underneath the heel. It can be attributed to micro trauma over a long period of time. Risk factors can include: Excess weight Poor walking mechanics Strain…

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Bone Spur Heel

May 12, 2018 | Comments Off on Bone Spur Heel

Bone Spur Heel A bone spur of the heel is a calcium deposit appearing as a bony protrusion. Bone spurs may or may not cause heel pain but often appear with plantar fasciitis, a painful inflammation of the fibrous band of connective tissue running along the bottom of the foot, connecting the heel bone to…