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Will taking calcium worsen or improve my heel spur?
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Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry
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In brief: No effect
A heel spur is a calcification of the attachment of the plantar fascia (on the bottom) or the achilles tendon (in the back).
These are the result of long-term mechanical overuse and have nothing to do with calcium supplementation. The suprs themselves are responsible for pain in perhaps 1% of patients. Many people have large spurs with no pain and a great deal of pain, yet no spur.

In brief: No effect
A heel spur is a calcification of the attachment of the plantar fascia (on the bottom) or the achilles tendon (in the back).
These are the result of long-term mechanical overuse and have nothing to do with calcium supplementation. The suprs themselves are responsible for pain in perhaps 1% of patients. Many people have large spurs with no pain and a great deal of pain, yet no spur.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: It dose bother the
Taking calcium will not help or worsen the heel spur.

In brief: It dose bother the
Taking calcium will not help or worsen the heel spur.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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