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There can be a lot of doubt and uncertainty when it comes to bouncing back from a foot injury or trying to run or exercise with foot pain. The good news is that regardless of the pain you’ve suffered before, there is always hope to regain your strength and get back to a good exercise regimen. According to Stuff.co, some of the biggest problems like heel pain and heel spurs can be easily fixed and trying to run through the pain is definitely not the answer.

Heel spurs are irritating bone growths that sometimes have to be removed with an operation. To get a professional opinion with regards to your bone spurs, visit Dr. Greg Khaimov, DPM of Foot and Ankle Center of Fort Lee, LLC. Dr. Khaimov will analyze your condition and go over all the available treatment options with you.

Heels Spurs

Heel spurs are formed by calcium deposits on the back of the foot where the heel is. This can also be a cause from small fragments of bone breaking off one section of the foot, attaching it to the back of the foot. Heel spurs can also be bone growth on the back of the foot. Bone may grow in the direction of the arch of the foot.

Older individuals usually suffer from heel spurs. Pain sometimes intensifies with age. Heel spurs are known to cause a substantial amount of pain. One of the main associations spurs are related to is plantar fasciitis.

Pain

The pain associated with spurs is often times because of weight placed on the feet. When someone is walking their entire weight is concentrated on the feet. Bone spurs then have the tendency to poke and affect other boners and tissues around the foot. As the pain continues the feet will become tender and sensitive over time.

Treatments

There are many ways to treat heel spurs. If one is suffering from heel spurs in conjunction with pain there are several methods for healing. Medicines, surgery, and herbal care are some options.

If you have any questions, please contact one of our offices located in Fort Lee, NJ, Flushing, NY and Brooklyn, NY. We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot ankle injuries.

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