Heel Spurs Treatment in Adelaide

Heel Spurs Treatment in Adelaide

Heel spurs occur due to repetitive stress on the soft tissue structures that attach to the heel bone, the plantar fascia.

A Heel spur is a calcium growth at the bottom of the heel. It looks like a small hook on an X-ray image. Commonly, pain from a heel spur may be plantar fasciitis, and they are often confused. It is often found that pain that is thought to be from a heel spur is plantar fasciitis.

Sometimes heel spurs may be asymptomatic and cause no pain. However, sometimes the calcium deposits can irritate the surrounding tissue leading to pain, sprainHeel spurs can occur due to how you walk, the sports you play, the shoes you wear, structural abnormalities in the feet, or overuse injuries. At Keep Me Walking Podiatry in Adelaide, we can provide a comprehensive assessment to help diagnose and treat heel spurs which may feel like an ache or shooting pain while walking, and if it is left untreated it leads towards the callus.

Treatment Options:

Treatments for heel spurs may include;

Exercise &

Shoe wear adjustment

Strapping or
Ankle Support


If you think you are suffering from foot pain related to heel spurs, please do not hesitate to contact Keep Me Walking Podiatry in Adelaide on 1800962113 to book an appointment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Walking gait abnormalities, put excessive weight on the heel bone, and nerves near the heel. Running or jogging, especially on hard surfaces, poorly fitted shoes, especially those lacking appropriate arch support. Excess weight and obesity can cause heel spur.
Some patients take up to three months to make a full recovery following heel bone spur surgery, whereas most patients recover within a few weeks or half a month.
Surgery is the only and best way to remove a heel spur. In most cases, heel spurs don't cause pain, so treating the cause of your heel spur should ease your heel pain.
A heel spur is a calcium deposit on the heel bone. Spurs are usually smooth outgrowths that have developed over a long period, not spiky protrusions. The bone spur is the point of growth on the bone's edge.
Sometimes the pain which people may experience while having a heel spur may be due to the way they walk and not due to the spur. However in some cases, the spur may cause pressure on the underlying structures leading to pain.

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