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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Alston
14 years experience in Podiatry
Bone spurs : Build up of bone around joints from trauma or abnormal wear and tear. Spurs around the heel are cause from ligaments and tendons pulling on the bone. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Solomon
26 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Increase surface : Bone spurs at the origin or insertion of a tendon come from irritation and constant traction around a joint, spurs occur from your body trying to inc ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends: It depends on location and severity. See your doctor.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Arbes
43 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: Bone spurs: there are two types, those that occur with an arthritic joint and those that occur where a tendon or fascia attaches. Both can be very pai ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce Prager
41 years experience in Sports Medicine
Depends: Bone spurs can occur almost anywhere. The most common site i see in practice is in the heels. However, spurs occur in the spine and around any joint. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
The symptoms of Bone spurs include:: Knee pain, Back pain, Leg numbness, Leg weakness, Hip pain, Shoulder pain, Finger pain.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Sometimes they hurt: Bone spurs are deposits of calcium protruding from the main bone. Some spurs cause pain if in a pressure bearing area.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
40 years experience in Podiatry
Bone spurs need : To be removed only if they are directly responsible for symptoms. This typically requires surgical intervention. There is no way to "dissolve" them. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
The tests for Bone spurs include:: Xray of joint, Xray of spine.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly, if the bad: Injury results in a fracture involving a joint, which later on develops arthritis in it. It may take about 10-15 years to develops such spurs.

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