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.
Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis is not a single disease but rather the end result of a variety of disorders leading to the structural or functional failure of 1 or more of your joints.
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