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Bone Spurs (cont.)

Bone Spur Prognosis

The prognosis for the treatment of bone spurs is good. There have been many recent advancements in medications for the treatment of arthritis and other causes of bone spurs. Additionally, newer and less invasive surgical techniques allow for a faster recovery and return to normal activities.

For More Information on Bone Spurs

For more facts and information on bone spurs and osteoarthritis, contact the following organizations.

American College of Rheumatology
http://www.rheumatology.org

Arthritis Foundation
http://www.arthritis.org

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health
http://www.niams.nih.gov

REFERENCE:

Kalunian, K. "Diagnosis and classification of osteoarthritis." UpToDate.com. June 2015. <http://www.uptodate.com/contents/diagnosis-and-classification-of-osteoarthritis>.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/23/2015

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