What are Heel Spurs?
Heel Spurs are a form of bone spur located in the heel and they are often associated with Plantar Fasciitis. Bone spurs can occur on any bone, and are most prone to occur on joints and areas where tendon and ligaments attach to bone.
What Causes Heel Spurs?
Heel Spurs can be caused by a number of different things, but here is a list of the most common causes.
Symptoms of Heel Spurs
Swelling of the heel
Pain in the heels after exercise
Sore heels after standing for long periods
Sharp pain – like a knife sticking into the bottom of your heel, especially in the morning for the first few steps
Pain when engaging in physical activity.