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Want to get rid of these bone spurs? Options?

Want to get rid of these bone spurs? Options?

Excision: Typically, the only way to remove a bone spur would be with surgery. ...Read more

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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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I have bone spurs on the spine-- can I get rid of them without surgery?

I have bone spurs on the spine-- can I get rid of them without surgery?

No: No, but the presence of bone spurs does not mean you have to have surgery. Sometimes the symptoms can be well managed no operatively and surgery avoided. ...Read more

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Why are there bone spurs on each of my feet and how do I get rid of them?

Why are there bone spurs on each of my feet and how do I get rid of them?

Depends: Where spurs are. Many form from ecessive tension on tendons or ligament at attachment to bone. Sometimes excessive pressure from shoe or other bone can cause this as well as. Key to alleviating symptoms is to remove tension or pressure. Only way to actually remove spur is with surgery, but this may not be necessary if symptoms can be relieved in other ways. ...Read more

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If I have a bone spur on my heel, does it have be cut off to get rid of the pain?

If I have a bone spur on my heel, does it have be cut off to get rid of the pain?

Heel spur: No. Heel spurs are caused by plantar fasciitis. And should not be removed. If the plantar fasciitis is treated it will alleviate the heel pain. ...Read more

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How can my mom get rid of the numbness after a bone spur surgery over a year ago?

How can my mom get rid of the numbness after a bone spur surgery over a year ago?

It would depend on : Wy the numbness is present. If nerves are entrapped for example versus if they are cut , there is a difference in treatment approach. I would first recommend injection therapy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how my mom get rid of the numbness after a bone spur surgery over a year ago?

Can you tell me how my mom get rid of the numbness after a bone spur surgery over a year ago?

Neurology: I believe a nerve test (EMG/NCS) may be needed to see if the nerve is being pinched still versus neuropathy. The test can also differentiate where the nerve may be compressed still. Your family doctor should be able to order this if needed. ...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

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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I have a very painful bone spur on the outside of my left foot. It is painful to touch, and wear shoes. How is a good way to get rid of it.

I have a very painful bone spur on the outside of my left foot. It is painful to touch, and wear shoes. How is a good way to get rid of it.

The only way to : Get rid of a spur is to have it removed. Having said that, you can get rid of the inflammation around the spur and sometimes that relieves the pain...See a foot doc for help. ...Read more

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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