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According to Cedars-Sinai, bone spurs are caused by factors such as aging, heredity, joint degeneration, injury, poor nutrition, poor posture and being born with a structural problem. Health conditions such as arthritis,...

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A bone spur is a piece of bone that grows out from another bone, such as the heel bone or the vertebrae. Some bone spurs are asymptomatic and don't have to be treated. Other bone spurs, such as those that develop in Hagl...

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Bone spurs are bony projections that sometimes develop on the edges of bones. Bone spurs are also called osteophytes. These often form in the joints where bone meets bone, according to Mayo Clinic.

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Common symptoms of bone spurs include swelling and inflammation, tenderness, numbness, tingling and pain around the injury site, according to MedicineNet. Bone spurs may occur in the shoulders, knees, feet, hips, hands a...

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Causes of bone spurs on the foot include aging, tight ligaments and activities such as dancing or running. They are also caused by pressure on the feet from being overweight or wearing shoes that don't fit well, says Web...

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A massage regimen combining heat on the calcified area with increased blood flow and tissue elasticity works to dissolve the bone spurs. Regular massage alone is not enough to dissolve the spurs in areas of the body with...

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If a person has painful bone spurs, most doctors recommend an over-the-counter pain reliever, according to Mayo Clinic. Bone spurs that are pressing on the nerve or limiting a person's range of motion may need surgical r...

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