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How can I heal a bone spur on my foot?

How can I heal a bone spur on my foot?

See below: A bone spur cannot be healed. It can be removed or the problem it causes may be able to be healed. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

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


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How to help a bone spur on the foot I have a bone spur on the top of my foot and it hurts a lot

How to help a bone spur on the foot I have a bone spur on the top of my foot and it hurts a lot

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

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How to know if I have a bunion or bone spur on my foot?

How to know if I have a bunion or bone spur on my foot?

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

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How do I know if I have a bunion or bone spur on my foot?

How do I know if I have a bunion or bone spur on my foot?

Seek examination: It would be best to see your podiatrist or foot and ankle orthopedist to confirm that you have a bunion. As for bone spurring that can be diagnosed clinically but confirmed via x-ray and may or may not be associated with a bunion. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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 more

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My mom had a bone spur removed in her foot about 7 months ago, she now has lost feeling of numbness in her foot?

My mom had a bone spur removed in her foot about 7 months ago, she now has lost feeling of numbness in her foot?

My mom had a: Are you saying she has numbness in the foot? If this was caused by the surgery, then the numbness would be there immidiately after the surgery.Take her to the neurologist who will examine her and can perform emg/ncv study to find out the cause of numbness. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Avulsion injuries : Some sprains are severe and can pull bone at attachment sites In general spurs can also come without association with any injury. So it depends on which ligament and where the spur is in your case. ...Read more

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Are pedal fat grafts safe? Effective? How much downtime? Have bone spur in ball of foot.

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

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Bone spur on inside of foot very painful and sore to touch cannot walk on it properly what should I do?

Bone spur on inside of foot very painful and sore to touch cannot walk on it properly what should I do?

C a foot & ankle: specialist. Fellowship trained Orth or U can C a podiatrist. It needs images as well as an exam. From the sound of it, i would think plantar fascia inflammation. ...Read more

Bone Spurs (Definition)

Bone spurs, or osteophytes, are bony projections that form along joints, and are often seen in conditions such as arthritis. Bone spurs are largely responsible for limitations in joint motion ...Read more