Bone Spurs Topic Guide
Bone Spurs: A bone spur is an outgrowth of bone that occurs along the edges of a bone, commonly the neck (cervical spine), low back (lumbar spine), shoulder, knee, foot, and heel bones. The cause is usually continued stress or rubbing of a bone for a prolonged period of time. Symptoms include pain or loss of joint motion. Treatment depends on symptoms and can include medication, physical therapy, or surgery.
Ankylosing Spondylitis, Orthopedic Perspective Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the spine and the connection of the spine to the pelvis (sacroiliac joints). Sacroiliac joint involvement is considered the hallmark of ...
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