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Is there a way to get rid of heel spurs without having surgery?

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Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry
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In brief: No, but...

Heel spurs rarely need to be removed.
They are responsible for pain perhaps 1% of the time. They are not on the weightbearing surface of the heel and represent a calcification of the plantar fascia. Most times the pain is plantar fasciitis, which cna be treated successfully 95% of the time by non-surgical methods.

In brief: No, but...

Heel spurs rarely need to be removed.
They are responsible for pain perhaps 1% of the time. They are not on the weightbearing surface of the heel and represent a calcification of the plantar fascia. Most times the pain is plantar fasciitis, which cna be treated successfully 95% of the time by non-surgical methods.
Dr. Brandon Macy
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In brief: No

The spur will not resolve without being removed.
But most pain is not from the spur but the tissues around the spurs.

In brief: No

The spur will not resolve without being removed.
But most pain is not from the spur but the tissues around the spurs.
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