How serious is heel spur surgery?

Answer On One Hand: Not Very SeriousHeel spur surgery used to involve total removal of the spur, which had a very long and painful recovery. Now, heel spur surgery involves simply detaching the plantar fa... 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 »

What is a bone spur in the shoulder?

Bone spurs, also known as osteophytes, are projections along the surface of any bone. By themselves, bone spurs on the shoulder are not harmful or painful. However, they can create problems on adj... Read More »

What is a bone spur in the mouth?

The jaw is one of the most important bones in the body, and is has an important role in both eating and communication. One condition affecting both of these functions is the presence of painful bon... Read More »

What is a bone spur in the neck?

A bone spur is a protrusion that forms on one of your joints, which is most common in people over the age of 60. One of the most common areas for bone spurs to occur is the top part of your spine, ... Read More »