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A heel spur is caused by the build-up of calcium on the heel bone, often aggravated by the stretching or tearing of foot muscles and ligaments, according to WebMD. Athletes that run and jump are at greater risk of developing heel spurs, as are people who are obese. Heel...

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Treatment methods for bone spurs on the ankle include cold pack application to the area and anti-inflammatory medications, such as Depomedrol, Celestone or Kenalog, according to MedicineNet. If the bone spur irritates the tendons, nerves or ligaments or does not respond...

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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 foot spurs include medical conditions such as obesity...

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Foot spurs, often known as heel spurs, do not always cause symptoms, but chronic pain and inflammation in the heel experienced when running, walking or jogging is associated with the condition, according to WebMD. The pain of heel spurs is often described as a sharp pai...

www.reference.com/article/causes-bone-spurs-foot-71acf4f01e6dc4e1

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 to WebMD. A common place for bone spurs to occur on...

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The Mayo Clinic explains that bone spurs are simply an extra bone on top of the foot. According to WebMD, these spurs occur when the bone tries to repair itself by building extra bone, and they also form in response to pressure, rubbing and stress that occur over a long...

www.reference.com/article/heal-foot-spurs-772367500c422beb

Conservative approaches to healing foot spurs include stretching exercises, shoe changes, taping muscles and tendons, and orthotic devices such as shoe inserts, says WebMD. Physical therapy is another approach, and medication such as acetaminophen and ibuprofen can help...