A heel spur forms as a calcium deposit on the heel bone, or calcaneus, of the foot, as explained by WebMD. Heel spurs are often caused by wear and tear, and it may be associated with osteoarthritis. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Common skeletal diseases include deformities of the spinal curve, arthritis and bone cancer, as explained by IvyRose Holistic. Other diseases include gout, osteoporosis and rickets. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Fat fingers can result from a variety of causes. Fingers store fat just as any location on the body and may gain fat in ordinary ways. Another cause of fat fingers may be water retention, as explained by the Better Healt... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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Heel spurs are caused by several factors including strain to the muscles and ligaments of the feet; stretching to the plantar fascia ligament that attaches to the bottom of the heel; or repeated tearing of the membrane c... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Self treatments for heel spurs include applying ice to the affected foot, stretching the foot to relax the tissues of the heel bone and increasing rest, according to Health. Massaging the foot's arch can also h... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

A heel spur is a projection on the bottom of the heel bone caused by a calcium deposit. A heel spur commonly occurs without pain; however, it causes heel discomfort in some instances. According to WebMD, heel spurs are o... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Some causes of foot spurs include straining the foot ligaments and muscles, repeatedly tearing the membrane that covers the heel bone and stretching the plantar fascia, according to WebMD. Risk factors for developing foo... More » Health Conditions & Diseases