Tags: heel spurs injury RSS Feed

What Is Heel Spurs? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

What Is Heel Spurs? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Admin 27/02/2016 0
Heel spurs are common causes of heel pain among individuals. A heel spur is a bony growth that is attached to your calcaneus or heel bone and grows into the arch of your foot. Causes Of Heel SpursHeel spurs are caused by plantar fasciitis, which is an injury that involves inflammation or tears in the plantar fascia.The plantar fascia is a thick fibrous connective tissue band that starts from the heel bone and extends along your sole and stretches to your toes. The fascia prevents the arch of your foot from over-flattening, thus acting as a shock absorber.When plantar fasciitis is left untreated or if healing is delayed, your body will begin t...
Read More