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Managing Bone Spurs

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Dr. Bruce Prager
42 years experience 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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Dr. Daniel Farber
24 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Visible prominences.: Bone spurs around a joint may show a visible bump and have less motion. A heel spur us only visible on an x-ray but really isn't very important.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
The symptoms of Bone spurs include:: Knee pain, Back pain, Leg numbness, Leg weakness, Hip pain, Shoulder pain, Finger pain.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
Sharp protrusion : Of bone that sticks out caused by excessive tension from tendon ot=r ligament attachment or abnormal pressure at area.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
Eliminate cause: Whether due to increased tenion orexcessive pressure on area. Sometimes but not always surgery is indicated.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Arthritis: Arthritis or degenerative disease is the most common cause. There are other less frequent bone diseases that may result in bone spurs.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No!: Bone spurs represent wear and tear in joints. This is no different in the spine. They will remai. In order to improve the condition of the spine dr ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
Depend on cause: If due to excessive tension on tendon or ligament inserting into bone, this must be eliminated. Stop excessive pressure on particular bone involved.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
14 years experience Podiatry
Where: Have you seen someone for this in the past and been diagnosed with bone spurs and where? This would be helpful is giving you suggestions.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
49 years experience Podiatry
Yes: It is not uncommon to have spur formation in the ankle.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No difference: Most of planter fasciitis pain comes from the bone spur we have there.
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