Category Archive: Heel Spur

How To Prevent Posterior Calcaneal Spur

Overview Heel spurs are new bone that forms in response to stress to the heel. They serve to protect the bone against the development of microfractures. Spurs start out as cartilage and progress… Continue reading

What Can Cause Inferior Calcaneal Spur

Overview Heel spurs (calcaneal spurs) are protrusions (bumps) on the forward underside of the heel bone that can occur when the plantar tendon pulls excessively in the area where it attaches to the… Continue reading

How To Deal With Heel Spur Pain

The problem with custom-made orthotics is that they are made to fit your foot, not your shoes. If after-market orthotics do not fit comfortably in your shoes, they can create other problems, like… Continue reading