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Can there be a way to prevent a heel spur on a foot?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry

In brief: Since most

Theories support the idea inferior heel spurs isn't the cause of pain but rather the origin of the plantar fascia being inflammed or degenerated preventing a spur is not as important as preventing fasciopathy.

In brief: Since most

Theories support the idea inferior heel spurs isn't the cause of pain but rather the origin of the plantar fascia being inflammed or degenerated preventing a spur is not as important as preventing fasciopathy.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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In brief: Yes and no

The spur is from the tendon pulling on the bone so theoretically stretching your heel cord will lessen chance of spur formation.
Once there, only surgery can remove spur.

In brief: Yes and no

The spur is from the tendon pulling on the bone so theoretically stretching your heel cord will lessen chance of spur formation.
Once there, only surgery can remove spur.
Dr. Eugene Batelli
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