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Bone spurs - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   hi doc
Doctor :  
Yes, proceed with your query
User :   can you tell me about Calcaneal spur
Doctor :   Sure

Doctor :  
it is a bony spur projecting from the back or underside of the heel bone
Doctor :  
Usually detected on X rays
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can be inferior and posterior
User :   well my mother is sufer form it,,, she have symtoms that she feels stiffness in her heel is that part of it?
Doctor :   Yes

Doctor :   It is a likely possiblity
User : is operation is the last option?
Doctor :  
Bone spurs that limit mobility or
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cause other problems that limists daily activities may require surgery.
Doctor :  
otherwise only symptomatic treatment is sufficient

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