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what is the treatment for bone spurs in the neck

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Cerv spondy: Arthritis equates to bone spurs. In the absence of pinched nerve pain, no surgical treatment is necessary. Pt alone is likely sufficient. However, if ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
31 years experience Holistic Medicine
Read on: Bone spurs are the end result of calcification of the tendon inserting onto the bone over time the bone 'grows' along the plane of the tendon. Theref ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Rovner
18 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Neck pain: Before surgery you can try pain management treatments such as epidural steroid injection's or facet injections. If these don't help and you're still ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Stephenson
43 years experience Pain Management
Neck pain: Not sure what your MRI shows and what you mean by conservative treatment. Need more details to give you advice on this matter. Generally speaking surg ... Read More
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Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
Two non-surgical: Assuming conservative means medications, physical therapy with modalities, meditation, etc. , a visit to a pain clinic is warranted to discuss facet i ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Dose it bother you: If it dose and not improve by medications, go and see neuro- surgeon he will tell out if you an operation to take it out.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Depends: Treatment is directed at what is the cause of the spur. Is it biomechanical: orthotics would be helpful. Is it due to a tight shoe: change shoes. Is ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
18 years experience Podiatry
Location?: It depends on the location of the bone spurs. If you are referring to heel spurs, then the treatments are very conservative for over 6 months before ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Talac
28 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Back pain: Bone spur usually means arthritic change in joints between your spine and ribs. Initial treatment is physical therapy and anti-inflammatory meds. Try ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Sometimes : The spur itself is not the cause of pain but the soft tissue structures that attach to the spur are inflammed or degenerated. So if you treat them, yo ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See OFP Specialist: The Orofacial Pain specialists provide diagnosis and conservative treatment of facial pain, night bruxism and TMJ. They are the experts in this field. ... Read More

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