Bone spurs on the neck are the result of the growth of bone on one or more of the vertebrae in the cervical spine, according to Spine-Health. Known as osteophytes, these smooth bony growths often occur with aging and are... More »

A bone spur in the neck has multiple causes, the most common of which is cervical osteoarthritis, states Spine-health. Other causes include poor posture, traumatic injury and other types of arthritis. More »

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If bone spurs are causing discomfort, physicians may recommend pain relievers found over-the-counter, such as ibuprofen or naproxen, according to the Mayo Clinic. Extreme pain or limited range of motion due to bone spurs... More »

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Bone spurs can be removed through surgery, according to WebMD. However, unless bone spurs are causing pain or damaging surrounding tissues, they are not usually treated or removed. Most bone spurs have no symptoms and ar... More »

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Bone spurs are removed by surgery to increase joint function and to relieve pain and pressure of the nerves, according to eMedicineHealth. The removal of bone spurs is done in conjunction with other surgeries such as a l... More »

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Bone spurs, or osteophytes, are bony growths that grow on bones that are trying to repair themselves. Because the shoulder is a complex joint with many moving parts and a wide range of motion, the bones, tendons, muscles... More »

Bone spurs, or osteophytes in the foot can be caused by several things, including cartilage loss, tight ligaments, activities that put stress on the feet and pressure from extra weight or badly fitting shoes, according t... More »

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