A heel spur is a small bony outgrowth that can occur in two places on the foot. Can adhere to the upper and lower heel bone (calcaneus) and without pain to the foot.
The symptoms of a heel spur start harmlessly and develop slowly. First you notice a pressure in the shoe.
The development of an upper heel spur arises from constant friction and pressure at the base of the tendon.
In a heel spur surgery is rarely considered. A conserved therapy is usually sufficient.
A heel spur is not treated alone, because the entire foot is always affected by weak muscles, which need to be strengthened.
Pain in a heel spur can be unbearable. It is all the more important to quickly fight the pain with pain-reducing agents.
A heel spur is a bony small spine that presses on a nerve by lowering the arch of the foot.
Those who suffer from a heel spur automatically seek pain relief by relieving the feet.
In a heel spur, all exercises help to keep the arch of the foot elastic again when stretched.