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Are all diagnostic tests for heel spur done locally? What are they?

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In brief: Yes

Most testing for heel spurs involve an x-ray which can usually be done in a podiatrists office.

In brief: Yes

Most testing for heel spurs involve an x-ray which can usually be done in a podiatrists office.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Mathew John
Podiatry

In brief: Xray

Heel spurs are visible on a lateral view of a plain film xray.
Often heel spurs are an incidental finding and the pain actually occurs due to inflammation of the plantar fascia ligament attachment to the heel and heel spur.

In brief: Xray

Heel spurs are visible on a lateral view of a plain film xray.
Often heel spurs are an incidental finding and the pain actually occurs due to inflammation of the plantar fascia ligament attachment to the heel and heel spur.
Dr. Mathew John
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