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Bone Spur Side Of Foot
I think I have a bone spur on the side of my foot. It hurts, do I go see a podiatrist or try to live with the discomfort?
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
Bone spur and Plantar fascitis in left foot from accident that fractured entire left side of body. Severe pain left outside of foot,under+behind heel.
Lateral side of my foot near cuboid bone. 2 little bony bumps-never hurt but now severe pain and a little itch. Ganglion cyst? or bone spur?
Probably a bone spur: probably a bone spur/bursaGet a more detailed answer ›
See below: Yes . X-rays are helpful for the diagnosis. Good luck. Thank you. ...Read more
Scar tissue: Patients that don't recover from plantar fascia with bone spur resection usually develop scar tissue. With all my patients, I have them go through an aggressive physical therapy with ultrasound, electrical stim, cutting edge laser therapy and finally have the patient do a rigorous stretching regimen. It should get better for you, it sometimes takes 4 to 6 months. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Determine cause : Protecting the area from excessive shoe pressure is often helpful. Wider and more supportive shoes can also help. Orthotic inserts in shoes can improve poor biomechanics. It is best to determine reason for the spur to have occurred to treat properly. ...Read more
Depends: There are a number of causes for bone spurs to develop on the outside of the foot. Among the two most common causes for spurs to occur are either along an arthritic joint or as a result if chronic pressure/irritation. A bunion être deformity is among the most common causes and the forefoot is widened in that area causing chronic irritation and spurring when rubbing against a shoe. Get checked. ...Read more
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