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Where do people get bone spurs?

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Bone spurs can form on many parts of your body, including your:

  • Hands
  • Shoulders
  • Neck
  • Spine
  • Hips
  • Knees
  • Feet (heels)

From: What Are Bone Spurs? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery: "Plantar Fasciitis and Bone Spurs."

Arthritis Foundation: "51 Ways to Be Good to Your Joints."

Cedars-Sinai: "Bone Spurs (Osteophytes.)"

Harvard Medical School: "Bone spurs."

Institute for Preventive Foot Health: "Prevention and Treatment of Heel Spurs and Bone Spurs."

Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Laminectomy."

Lehigh Valley Health Network: "Learn About Bone Spurs."

Mayo Clinic: "Bone spurs: Causes." "Bone Spurs: Definition," "Bone spurs: Symptoms," "Bone spurs: Tests and Diagnosis," "Bone spurs: Treatments and drugs."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on March 6, 2019

SOURCES:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery: "Plantar Fasciitis and Bone Spurs."

Arthritis Foundation: "51 Ways to Be Good to Your Joints."

Cedars-Sinai: "Bone Spurs (Osteophytes.)"

Harvard Medical School: "Bone spurs."

Institute for Preventive Foot Health: "Prevention and Treatment of Heel Spurs and Bone Spurs."

Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Laminectomy."

Lehigh Valley Health Network: "Learn About Bone Spurs."

Mayo Clinic: "Bone spurs: Causes." "Bone Spurs: Definition," "Bone spurs: Symptoms," "Bone spurs: Tests and Diagnosis," "Bone spurs: Treatments and drugs."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on March 6, 2019

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