Heel spur

Specialty of Orthopaedic Surgery

The spur is a calcification in the heel produced as a result of excessive stretching and continued plantar fascia. This injury causes pain and swelling in the area around, and difficulty normal heel support. Ram it usually results in a high arched foot, overweight, wearing inappropriate footwear or poor posture continuous standing. The treatment is based on the use of orthotics heel discharging tension night splints, stretching exercises or injections of anti-inflammatory drugs, which are effective to eliminate or reduce pain. If these treatment techniques fail, in severe cases the ram can be corrected by surgery.

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