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Bone Spurs Can Be Resolved
A bone spur (osteophyte) is a bony growth formed on normal bone. It is an extra bone and usually smooth, but it can cause wear and tear or pain if it presses or rubs on other bones or soft tissues such as ligaments, tendons, or nerves in the body. Common places for bone spurs include the spine, shoulders, hands, hips, knees, and feet. Learn More
Many healthcare professionals have found out that the pain can be relieved and the bone spur condition can be resolved without surgery. With their innovative treatment approaches, patients
can experience pain elimination in a 3 month period.

The healthcare professionals listed here have published their case studies. You can contact them for help or contact us for doctors near you.
List of healthcare professionals who have published clinical studies and provide treatment for Bone Spurs:
What are Bone Spurs?

Bone spurs, also called osteophytes, are projections of your bodys normal bone structure. It is a calcium growth that develops like a deposit on the bone, building up to create pressure on the surrounding tissue and skin. As these enlargements progress, they may protrude into surrounding tissues, sometimes causing pain and other symptoms. They often form where bones meet each other in your joints. They can also be found where ligaments and tendons

connect with bone. Common places for bone spurs include the spine, shoulders, hands, hips, knees, and feet. The bone spurs themselves aren't painful, but they can rub against nearby nerves, bones or soft tissues such as ligaments and tendons in the body causing pain.

Symptoms

Bone spurs may or may not cause symptoms. When they do cause symptoms, the symptoms depend on their location. Bone spurs can be associated with pain, numbness, and tenderness if they are irritating adjacent tissues, such as skin, fat pads, nerves or tendons .Some bone spurs can cause pain and loss of motion in your
joints.

Causes

Bone spurs usually occur as a result of a disease or condition usually caused by local inflammation, such as from degenerative arthritis or tendonitis. As osteoarthritis breaks down the cartilage in your joint, your body attempts to repair the loss creating new areas of bone along the edges of your existing bones.Some bone spurs
form as part of the aging process. As we age, the slippery tissue called cartilage that covers the ends of the bones within joints breaks down and eventually wears away (osteoarthritis). Also, the discs that provide cushioning between the bones of the spine may break down with age. Over time, this leads to pain and swelling
and, in some cases, bone spurs forming along the edges of the joint. Bone spurs due to aging are especially common in the joints of the spine and feet.

Western Medicine Treatment

There's no specific treatment for bone spurs unless they are causing pain or damaging other tissues. Treatment directed at the cause of bone spurs may include:

Weight loss
Rest
Ice therapy
Medications
Surgery


Adopted from Wei Laboratories, Inc.
United States
Jeffrey C Kalins, DC River Dale, 30274
Treatment of Arthritic Thumb with Bone Spur
Lolita Smith, M.Ac., L.Ac., ADS Baltimore, 21201
Successful Treatment of A Bone Spur
Stephen Warren, DC Owasso, 74055
Successfully Resolving Bone Spurs