Bone Spur Treatments in Jacksonville
Careful Treatments for Bone Spurs
Amazing Spine Care can help treat bone spurs in any part of your body, including the spine, hips, feet, and so on. If you have a bone spur and it is slowing you down or causing daily pain, then we would be happy to find a treatment option for you. We can conveniently integrate bone spur treatments into a pre-existing treatment plan, too, if you are already a patient of Amazing Spine Care.
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What are Bone Spurs?
A bone spur is a misshaped portion of bone that forms along a bone’s edge, such as near the joint. Bone spurs can also form along the spine on an individual vertebra. Osteoporosis is a leading cause of bone spurs, but they can form for other reasons and health complications. Bone spurs are problematic because they can dig into surrounding soft tissues and cause gradual harm. They might even prevent healing in the area if another injury is suffered.
Symptoms of Bone Spurs
In many cases, bone spurs form and are not noticed for years or decades. It is only when a bone spur grows into a specific shape or size that starts to damage adjacent tissues.
You might have a bone spur if:
- You can’t extend or bend your leg without pain.
- You feel a sharp pain in your foot, knee, leg, or hip when walking.
- You experience numbness in your limbs, which can be caused by a spinal bone spur.
- Your range of motion has gradually declined in one or more joints.
Treatments for Bone Spurs
If bone spurs are causing you frequent pain and mobility issues, then it is already time to seek treatment options from Amazing Spine Care. If you have noticed swelling or redness around one joint, then you should see a doctor first. When you come to Amazing Spine Care in Jacksonville, we can create a bone spur treatment plan that works best for you.
Bone spurs can be treated in various ways, depending on their location, such as:
- Physical therapy to improve joint strength
- Rehabilitative therapy to restore range of motion
- Supportive shoes or insoles to improve your stance.
As spine care specialists, we usually treat patients with spinal bone spurs. However, we can help with bone spurs that affect any joint thanks to our extensive backgrounds as specialized therapy and treatment professionals.
Call Now to Learn About Bone Spur Treatments
You don’t have to live with the pain and immobility of bone spurs. Come to Amazing Spine Care in Jacksonville to learn about bone spur treatments that might help. With our help and frequent treatments, you could enjoy reduced pain and improved mobility sooner than you think.
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Bone Spurs FAQ
What happens if bone spurs are left untreated?
Untreated bone spurs can cause long-term nerve damage through compression, which, in turn, can lead to muscular weakness and loss of function in the affected body part. For this reason, even “mild” bone spurs justify medical attention and a treatment plan.
Do bone spurs keep growing?
Once a bone spur forms, it will usually continue to “grow” indefinitely. The problem occurs because the bone forms or heals incorrectly, but then continues to make that same formation mistake in the future. Treatments can help stop bone spurs from growing, reduce their size, or minimize the symptoms that they can cause.
What bone spur treatments should I use?
Every bone spur treatment must be personalized to the individual patient’s needs. However, common treatments include physical therapy and off-the-shelf painkillers like acetaminophen and ibuprofen.
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