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Bone Spur In The Foot
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
It : It of course matters where the bony prominence is, but this may represent arthritis in your midfoot. It likely hurts because of the degeneration of the cartilage in the joint and the load your body puts on it with weight bearing. Various treatments, like anti-inflammatory medications, arch supports and sometimes even surgeries to fuse the degenerated joint(s) together can help a lot! sometimes the problem is a tight heelcord and stretching that may help as well. Good luck! ...Read more
Xray: An xray is the best way to know if you have a bone spur and it can also evaluate for a bunion. A bunion is not just an enlargement of bone on the side of the foot but it is a complex change in the shape of your big toe joint that causes the growth of bone. I recommend you see a podiatrist for further evaluation with xrays. There are many excellent podiatrists here in the great state of texas! ...Read more
Ive had ligament reconstruction and bone spur now getting foot drop as not used foot 4 3 months what is this and is it serious?
Knee?: If your surgery was at the knee, you're most likely developing a problem with your peroneal nerve. Coming on months after a surgery means it wasn't damaged in surgery, but by some other process occurring afterwards. Usually it is something pressing on the nerve, like a cast, splint, or even crossing your legs a lot. Look up where the nerve runs, and then see if anything presses in that area. ...Read more
My mom has a bone spur on her foot. Shes had it for a while. Shes about 250+, im not sure. Is this why she has a bone spur? What can she do to get rid of it? I've only had it twice but it went away by itself
Loss the weight: Weighing 250 plus pounds is hard on the feet. Bone spurs in the feet depending on there location are a result of either traumatic arthritis or abnormal pulling on bone from tendons or ligaments. Recommend seeing your podiatrist and losing weight. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My mom had a bone spur removed in her foot about 7 months ago, she now has lost feeling of numbness in her foot?
I had a BAD foot sprain resulting in a bone spur which caused my foot to snap whenever I moved it and pain. Can spurs like this come from injury?
Fat grafts: Are generally safe but are you using this to increase your 'padding' over the bone spurs? For fat grafts to take, its best to avoid any pressure or excessive movements and i would think that would be near impossible to do on the ball of your foot. Also, make sure you understand the risks of fat grafting before having it done. ...Read more
Bone spur on inside of foot very painful and sore to touch cannot walk on it properly what should I do?
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