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Heel Spurs

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What are Heel Spurs?

Heel Spurs can come from these conditions; Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, and arthritis in the knees, hips, or back. issues.

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Causes: 

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  • Poor-fitting shoes

  • Repeated stress from walking, running, and jumping on hard surfaces.

  • Excessive Weight Gain

  • Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis 

Symptoms:

 

  • Front of the heel swelling

  • Pain

  • Inflammation

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Treatments:

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  • We treat the root cause of the spurring, which is the constant straining and pulling of the fascia. This is called Plantar Fasciitis. We treat Plantar Fasciitis with Cortisone injections.

  • Shoe wear modification

  • Physical therapy,

  • Night splint,

  • Booting if the patient is severe enough

  • Surgical intervention of releasing the Plantar Fascia

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Our specialty providers will guide you to the best treatments for Heel Spurs. Please call us to schedule an appointment at 559-436-4820 

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