HEEL SPUR
WHAT IS HEEL SPUR?
A heel spur is a bony growth usually coming from underneath the heel bone, (calcaneus bone). A heel spur can occur alone but are often related to underlying issues with other heel problems especially plantar fasciitis.

Condition that Claremont Podiatry treats
Symptoms that Claremont Podiatry treats
SYMPTOMS OF HEEL SPUR?
  • Sharp pain like a knife in the heel when standing up in the morning
  • A dull ache in the heel throughout the rest of the day
  • Inflammation and swelling at the front of the heel
  • Heat radiating from the affected area
  • Small, visible bone-like protrusion under the heel
CAUSES OF HEEL SPUR?
They are often caused by excessive overuse and chronic inflammation where the connective tissue structures attach to the area of the heel bone.

  • Bodyweight
  • Poor Ankle Flexibility
  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Flat or High Arched Feet
  • Overuse
  • Acute Strain
Causes of feet conditions
Treatments that Claremont Podiatry offers
TREATMENT FOR HEEL SPUR?
  • Footwear Modification
  • Orthotics & Insoles
  • Strapping & Splints
  • Strengthening & Stretching
  • Cortisone Injection
  • Surgery

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