Depending on the severity of the symptoms, treatment options for bone spurs may include medications, rest, rehabilitation therapy, injections and spine surgery, as stated by Spine-health. Most patients with mild to moder... More »

A bone spur on the gum refers to an area where there is a bit of bone that is exposed through the gum. EMedicineHealth explains that a bone spur refers to any bone outgrowth. These bone spurs can be surgically removed. More »

Although a bone spur on the heel may not present any symptoms in some cases, it may cause a sharp pain in others. The pain may be worse in the morning, especially after taking a few a steps, states WebMD. Other symptoms ... More »

The treatment for bone spurs depends upon the severity of symptoms, according to Midwest Orthopaedics. Pain is typically first treated with over-the-counter medications such as ibuprofen, found in Advil and Motrin, or na... More »

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While surgical treatment for bone spurs exists, orthopedists typically turn to it as a last resort after other treatment options prove unsuccessful. Surgical options include osteotomy, or removal of part of the bone, and... More »

Non-surgical treatment options for bone spurs include cold packs and anti-inflammatory medication, according to MedicineNet.com. However, if the bone spurs are pinching or compressing a nerve, a laminectomy surgery can b... More »

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The treatment for degenerative facet arthropathy depends on the severity, but initially a doctor may prescribe rest and over-the-counter medications, according to About.com. Other treatments include steroid injections an... More »

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