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 What is a bone spur in the back?

Answer A bone spur, or osteophyte, is a projection that grows along the edge of one of your bones. Osteophytes have the potential to develop on any part of your body, including along your spine.CausesIn y... Read More »
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What causes a bone spur?

Bone spurs are smooth growths that form along the edges of the bone. They can occur anywhere, but most commonly appear on the spine, shoulders, knees, hips and feet. Several things can contribute t... Read More »
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Can you exercise with a bone spur?

On One Hand: Most Spurs Cause No SymptomsBone spurs are growth of bone that develop along existing bones, according to the Mayo Clinic. They do not usually cause pain and generally go unnoticed. If... Read More »
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What is a Bone Spur on the Foot?

Bone spurs can develop for different reasons and in different places. The most common place is in the foot because we put all our weight on our feet when we walk, so this area gets the most pressur... Read More »
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What causes a bone spur in the nose?

Bone spurs are caused by a breakdown of cartilage and occur where cartilage exists (e.g., your joints and nose). When the cartilage breaks down, the body tries to repair the loss by creating new bo... Read More »
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