Photo of calcaneal spur on legs

Than to treat spurs on heels

Than to treat spurs on the heels

Than to treat spurs on heels

What is heel spurs and what are the main reasons for their formation

Spurs on the heels, or, as they are called medical language, plantar fasciitis, represent bone protrusions on the plantar part of the foot. The calcaneal spur has the form of a hook or spine, and if you perform an X-ray examination, you can see how it protrudes toward the fingers. Usually, its dimensions range from 0.5-1 cm.

Imaging the heel spur

Visualization of the calcaneal spur

The disease most often occurs in people of advanced age, especially in the risk group are women after forty. The most important reasons for the appearance of spurs include: excess weight, stoop( due to displacement of the center of gravity), joint disease, spine disease, heavy physical stress on the feet, uncomfortable shoes, broken gait.

The most important cause of plantar fasciitis is the deposition of calcium in the calcaneus, the process can develop over many months. Quite often, the appearance of the disease is due to the multiple rupture of the membrane covering the calcaneus, the stretching of the muscles and ligaments of this region. But the development of plantar fasciitis is not ruled out without any reason, the disease can arise on its own.

To certain risk factors, increasing the probability of occurrence of spurs on the heels, include:

  • advanced age;
  • diabetes;
  • flat feet;
  • regular long walking with the feet;
  • high arch of foot;Calf muscle tightening.

Symptoms of calcaneal spurs

In most cases, in patients with plantar fasciitis, there is no pain syndrome, so treatment is often treated with drug therapy, without surgical intervention( spur removal).Out of 10% of patients, only 5% complain of pain in the foot.

Painful sensations and wounds are the main symptoms of the heel spur

Painful sensations and wounds - the main symptoms of the heel spur

The most common symptoms of the disease are: pain sensations directly in the heel area;pain occurs immediately after the morning rise from the bed, while it quickly passes after the person diverges;pain intensifies after physical exertion, and not during it. Often, the spurs do not cause pain, pain can occur not because of the presence of the spur, but because of the soft tissues that are injured and the presence of an inflammatory process.

Patients characterize pain with plantar fasciitis, comparing it with a needle sticking in the foot. In the mornings, this pain is acute, and already during the day acquires a stupid character. Also, an acute attack of pain can occur when you get up, after a long sitting position.

Diagnosis of the disease

Diagnosis of the disease

Diagnosis of the disease is carried out by radiographic examination, MRI, ultrasound. The doctor examines the patient's leg, examines the medical history and, based on the results of the examinations, appoints the appropriate treatment.

Treatment of spurs on the heels of

After a person has had the main symptoms of plantar fasciitis, he, of course, immediately asks the main question: how to treat spurs on the heels. It is not recommended to engage in self-medication, since sometimes treatment requires surgery.

If you see signs of spurs on your heels, you should consult your doctor. Only he will be able to conduct a qualitative examination, make an accurate diagnosis and prescribe the appropriate treatment. Treatment can be medicated or operative. Of 100% of patients in 90% of conservative treatment it is possible to achieve a positive effect after 9-10 months.

Treatment of plantar fasciitis will depend directly on the severity of the disease and the causes of its occurrence. Drug therapy is aimed at reducing pain syndrome and removing the inflammatory process in the affected area. Usually, doctors prescribe NSAIDs, for example, ibuprofen, voltaren.



Drugs of this group can be used either orally or externally. An external application should be understood as the application of ointments and gels containing NSAIDs. These include doloben, indomethin ointment, hydrocartisone ointment, turpentine ointment, "Vishnevsky" ointment. Sometimes doctors prescribe injections of corticosteroids, this allows you to significantly reduce the pain and quickly remove the inflammatory process.

Blockages in the heel give a very good result, after a few injections the patient feels relieved. But the lack of blockades is such that the injections are very painful, so patients reluctantly agree to such a procedure.

Great value in the treatment of this disease is given to physiotherapy procedures. Most often used electrophoresis, shock wave therapy( UVT), magnetotherapy. UHT promotes the destruction of the calcaneal spur by shock-wave impulses, which very often allows avoiding surgical intervention.

Therapeutic exercises are designed to improve blood flow. Performing regular special gymnastic exercises, you can not only improve blood circulation, but also help reduce pain.

LFK with heel spur

LFK with calcaneal spur

Very well assisted by therapeutic massage and wearing special orthopedic insoles or heel pads. Putting such an insole in shoes, you can evenly distribute the load on the foot, it will significantly reduce the pain. Although such devices are expensive, but the opportunity to walk without experiencing severe pain, justifies the money spent on them.

Do not forget about cleaning the whole body. In addition to taking prescribed medications, consult your doctor, perhaps colonotherapy, magnetized water, running or rubbing will only improve the overall effect of the treatment. Indeed, effective treatment of the disease can be achieved only with the integrated application of the above activities.

Quantum Therapy

Quantum therapy

In order to avoid the appearance of a spur on the heels, it is necessary to monitor the weight, not to allow excessive stress on the foot area, to consult a doctor in a timely manner and to treat diseases of the spine and joints. If you have flat feet, it is better to purchase special insoles in advance to prevent the appearance of the disease.

Traditional methods of treatment of heel spurs

Today, quite a lot of people talk about folk medicine and, undoubtedly, some folk methods can significantly reduce the pain syndrome. But still it is not worthwhile to completely trust and dwell only on such treatment, it is better to use it as an adjunct to the main medication.

Using only folk methods, you can achieve a positive result only after a considerable amount of time, and conservative treatment will bear fruit in the coming days. There are a lot of methods of traditional medicine aimed at combating spurs on the heels, you can identify some of them.

Treating the heel spur with red pepper allows you to get rid of the pain after a week and a half. To do this, it is necessary to pour a little ground paprika in the toe under the heel and walk until the evening. The procedure should not be repeated at night, only during the day until the pain disappears completely.

A good mixture of honey and sea salt is good, mixing is one to one. First you need to steam your legs, then spread the heel area with the prepared mixture, wrap it with a double layer of gauze, then with polyethylene or food cellophane, put the socks on top and get warmer on the feet. This procedure should be conducted no more than 10 days.

Relieve pain and potato packs. It is necessary to grate it on a grater, lay on a heel, properly wrap it with polyethylene and, if possible, walk with a compress throughout the day.

Folk treatment of calcaneal spur.- Compressor

Folk treatment of calcaneal spur.- Compress

The folk method with the use of foot baths is very widely used. To do this, you need to buy at the pharmacy salt of the Dead Sea and dilute one tablespoon in two liters of water, cooled to 40 degrees. The duration of the procedure is about 20 minutes, one should spend it every day without interruption for ten days.

Often when treating spurs on the heels use a black radish. It is necessary to rub it, without peeling, on a fine grater, attach it to the heel area and wrap it with gauze. The procedure should be carried out at night, usually after 2-3 days the pain disappears.

You can also use a compress made of honey, table salt and iodine. We take 1 tbsp.a spoonful of honey, mixed with 1 teaspoon of salt and poured with iodine( standard vial 50ml).The resulting gruel is applied to a piece of cotton wool and applied to the affected area, wrapped with polyethylene and tightly bandaged. Follow the procedure after a morning awakening, walk with a bandage no more than fifteen minutes. The prepared mixture is enough for five procedures, the rest is stored in the refrigerator. Iodine can also be used as a bath. Pour a solution of iodine into the dish and dip the heel into it for 10-15 minutes, a similar procedure must be repeated every day for a week.

The most common burdock helps to chop spurs. It is necessary to fold the burdock leaf three times or four times, fix it well and put it under the heel. The leaf dries very quickly, so if you decide to use this method, you should stock up on this plant, and it will be even better if it grows nearby, and you can replace the dried leaf with freshly cut leaves.

Video - How to treat spurs on heels

Treatment of calcaneal spur

Recently, hepatic spurs( plantar fasciitis) are considered a very common disease. It is an inflammation of the aponeurosis, which supports the arch of the foot and connects the calcaneus to the anterior part of the foot. Fascite is a small growth on the foot, which looks like a spike. When pressing, soft tissues are compressed, which leads to excruciating pain. To eliminate discomfort and acute pain, correct and timely treatment of the heel spur is necessary.

Treatment of calcaneal spurs at home

To determine the cause and complete removal of the heel spur, you need to see a doctor, undergo procedures for detecting the disease and pass appropriate tests( for example, with chlamydia, rheumatoid arthritis or gout).But you can not endure the pain until you find out the causes of the calcaneal spur and you do not need to get the appropriate doctor's prescriptions, you can yourself anesthetize the spur and at home.

  • First of all, it is worth to reduce the load( or remove it at all) from the sole where there is a spur. To do this simply, it will require a rubber roller or "horseshoe", cut out of rubber. Such accessories are stacked or glued to the shoes so that there is space between the heel and the shoes. This will significantly reduce the load and ease the pain.
  • At home you can use various anti-inflammatory drugs. Often, for these purposes, doctors prescribe gel Doloben or indomethacin ointment.
  • The treatment of medical bile is used. You can buy such bile in almost every pharmacy. From this drug should do lotions for the whole night. After waking, the compress is removed, and the heel should be rubbed with lotion or boric alcohol. After a few procedures, you will be able to observe changes for the better and relief.
  • At home, traditional medicine, iodine treatment( drawing of a mesh) or baths( which are very undesirable to use in the first stages of the disease, so as not to worsen the situation) are also used.

Treatment with folk remedies

Medical technologies are actively developing, but some people use at home folk remedies for treating calcaneal spurs. The following methods and recipes are considered the most common:

  • Strew your feet in warm water for 15 minutes, and then apply a mixture of chicken bile, shampoo and alcohol( in a ratio of 40: 5: 20 g).Put on the cellophane and sock. It is advisable to leave such a compress for the night or at least 6 hours.
  • Make a tincture from the root of the iris, ground on a blender or meat grinder( 300 g), and alcohol 30 ml. Pour the mixture into a glass container, cover it tightly and leave to stand for 2 weeks. After it is worth doing with this tincture compresses, alternating every other day with vaseline applications. The course of treatment is 20 days( 10 sessions).
  • Pour onion husks vinegar in a 1: 1 ratio and let it steep for two weeks. Apply the mixture on the foot( about 1 cm), wrap it with cellophane and put on a warm sock. It is not recommended to conduct more than 6 sessions in a row. In between, it would be nice to lubricate the heel with a special cream or butter.
  • Porridge from ripe walnuts should be put daily to the foot with a calcaneal spur, leaving a compress for the night.

When you are going to be engaged in self-treatment of a heel spur at home, remember: not always such amateur performance leads to positive results. If after the procedures you do not notice improvement, you did not manage to stop the pain syndrome or only becomes worse, we recommend to see a doctor. You will be given a course of necessary procedures and recommend medication.

Medical treatment

For the treatment of painful heel spurs, the doctor will most likely prescribe pain medication and anti-inflammatory drugs. These include novocaine, dimexide, potassium iodide, hydrocortisone. To improve the perception of the body of these drugs, often use electrophoresis.

Recently, it has become very popular to treat the calcaneal spur using a vitaifon apparatus that has a vibroacoustic effect directly to the site of inflammation. Due to this influence, lymph circulation in the foot improves and the inflamed cells disintegrate. But it is worth remembering, the effect of this effect is temporary, because the spur does not collapse, but temporary relief comes. Ideally use the device to prevent spurs.

Drug blockade - an injection of painkillers and inflammatory drugs that is taken directly to the lesion site. The procedure must be performed by a specialist in order not to damage the ligaments and tendons of the calf muscles.

Ointments from calcaneal spurs

Treating heel spurs is possible using a variety of ointments, which also need to be applied correctly to get the maximum effect. Ointment should be applied to the steamed heel and carefully rub it into the skin. Use the cream for at least 2 weeks. Ointments soften the skin, remove inflammation, relieve pain and improve blood circulation in the foot.

To treat heel spurs used as steroid-containing drugs, and non-steroidal( anti-inflammatory), for example, butadione, flexin, voltaren. Hydrocortisone ointment( a hormonal drug) is used to improve the condition of vessels located near the spur. The course of treatment is 14 days, the ointment should be applied several times a day.

A good effect on the spur is provided with ointments containing extracts of vegetable or animal origin. For example, "Tiger eye Orto", "Golden mustache", "Shark fat", etc.

Treatment by shock wave therapy

Shock-and-beam therapy is a modern technique for combating the heel spur. This is a procedure with the use of special technologies aimed at reducing painful sensations. The principle of operation consists in the influence on the bone growth( osteophyte) of ultrasonic waves with a certain frequency.

The advantages of this method include the effectiveness and almost complete absence of side effects. You do not have to go to the hospital to undergo treatment. It eliminates the need for surgical intervention( operation).

It is worth noting - treatment shock wave therapy is not suitable for everyone. Contraindications to the application of the method are as follows:

  • pregnancy
  • acute infectious diseases, intoxication of the body
  • nervous system disorders
  • blood clotting disorder
  • cardiovascular system diseases, low blood pressure

To exclude all contraindications it is worth consulting with the doctor. The question of the application of the method is solved individually with each patient.

Often, radiation and laser therapy, magnetotherapy are used to combat spurs.

Treatment: calcaneal spur in children

Many believe that heel spurs are the lot of people of advanced age. But, alas. This is not true. Often there are cases of detection of pathology in children. As a rule, these are overweight children or those who are actively involved in sports. The foot in children under the age of 17 years is plastic and easily deformed, which can lead to flat feet.

It is important to buy a child's shoes, taking into account the anatomical features of the foot structure. The heel should be raised by a maximum of 2 cm and should preferably be anatomical. Children should not wear high-heeled shoes.

If you have a heel spur in your child, you should immediately go to a medical institution and do not delay with treatment. Because of pain during walking, it is possible to hold a stiff gait, which can lead to problems with posture, scoliosis, inflammation of the joints and others. The system of treatment of the disease in children is similar to the treatment of adults, only the doses will be different.

The causes of calcaneal spurs

The main causes of heel spurs are:

  • heavy heel loads( especially with flat feet)
  • age changes
  • excessive loads resulting from sports
  • common diseases and poor body condition
  • stretching of the fascia, resulting in inflammation,deposition of calcium salts( calcification) and build-up of build-up
  • complications after trauma

Symptoms of

Signs indicative of the presence of spotsary Spurs, is considered a sharp pain in the heel when walking, pain on palpation of the heel, changing gait.

To find out what a calcaneal spur is from a physician's point of view, take a look at the following video instruction:

Symptoms of

The first symptom of the heel spur is an acute burning pain during a support on the heel. Typically, there is such pain in the morning after sleep, after a resting state. It is worth noting, the size of the spur does not affect the strength of pain. The level of painful sensations depends on the location of the spur: the closer it is to the nerve endings, the greater the pain.


For the diagnosis of calcaneal spur, the following complaints are necessary: ​​

  • heel pain in the morning and after a long resting state
  • pain after walking or running
  • pain relief as a person paces
  • painful feeling when you press a finger on the heel

To confirm the diagnosis, you should take an X-ray, and in some cases, an ultrasound. As the spur in the photo looks, you can look at the presented photo.


To prevent the occurrence of a calcaneal spur, preventive measures must be taken. Here is a list of what needs to be done to prevent this disease.

  • Fight with excess weight( with diet, gymnastics).
  • Daily maintain moderate motor activity.
  • Do not overload the foot.

What is spur

Spur is an outgrowth of a bone on the legs, the treatment of which must be done under the strict supervision of medical personnel. According to stereotypes, the protrusion appears in lovers of high heels or obese girls. In fact, more often, those who walk on low speed( flops, slaps, etc.) and people after 30 years suffer from an ailment.

Before beginning treatment of the disease at home, it is necessary to consult a specialized surgeon. The point is that the heel spur is often confused with a wart: the stem outgrowths on the legs have approximately the same symptoms as the bone:

  1. Sharp pain in the leg when walking after prolonged sitting;
  2. Redness of the heel;
  3. Discomfort when wearing orthopedic shoes;
  4. Edema of the foot.

Initially, you begin to notice pain in the heel, after swelling and difficulty in moving, after the stop begins to show you - it's time to start treating spurs.

How to treat a spur

There are a lot of modern techniques that you can use at home to get rid of the spur. They can be divided into the following groups:

  1. Medication;
  2. Hardware options;
  3. Operative intervention.

Professional medicine mainly uses a variety of local remedies: painkillers and disinfectants ointments and creams. Although some doctors recommend also to drink special pills. Doublofenac and indomethacin ointments are the undoubted leaders of the heel spur self-treatment. These tools are quite accessible and have an excellent effect.

To get rid of the problem once and for all, you need to rub the chosen medicine three times a day, at the same time it is necessary to steam the skin properly beforehand. Heat the water to the temperature in which you usually soar your feet with a cold, preferably use a herbal decoction( chamomile, oak bark, mint, sage, etc.).After depending on the instructions, wipe or not feet, and apply active movements on the heels of the spur zone cream or ointment. Do not exert too much pressure, it is better to conduct several times on the sick zone, after the procedure, wrap the legs in polyethylene and a towel. It is desirable to withstand such a compress for at least a couple of hours, during this time the epidermis will become softer and stop ache. Continue to impact for two weeks, after this time the spur will become less noticeable or disappear altogether. You will see the first results in seven days.

A very interesting and effective way to cure a spur is to inject a heel into the joint of the heel. Here you can not cope on your own( if you do not have experience or medical education).In this zone, a strong antibiotic is injected, which anesthetizes and softens the tissues, afterwards the spur becomes small and is not felt at all.

Drugs for the treatment of spurs on the heels must necessarily be prescribed by professionals, becausein each case, you need an individual approach. For example, if you do not have the oldest form of the disease, then you can try even a band-aid. This method works on the principle of Chinese medicine - it activates certain points on the heel, which help reduce the pain, remove the swelling and cure the build-up. On average, 15 to 20 patches will be needed for treatment.

Photo - Kind of calcaneal spur

Treatment of deep spurs on heels with medical bile and iodine is often performed. This is a pretty tough option, so be careful. It is necessary to connect a few drops of iodine, a spoonful of bile and a spoonful of any soap or shampoo. Spread the mass on the spur, wrap the foot and wait 1-2 hours. Video: a simple method for treating plantar fasciitis

Folk methods

Treatment of spurs on heels with medications does not always justify itself: it's expensive, long and sometimes dangerous( allergic reactions, inflammations).For hundreds of years our ancestors used to get rid of this ailment with various improvised means.

Many experts recommend using different techniques in a complex, so you accelerate recovery and save time. Of course, do not combine ointments and poultices at the same time, try to act gently.

Popular folk recipes for treating spurs on heels:

  1. The nut needs to be grinded with a mortar or blender. We recommend using green fruits, they are softer and more effective. After that, we put the mass on the damaged place for several hours, as well as the ointment. Apply every day;
  2. Often folk medicine uses the spurs on the heels of onion infusion .You will need to pour 200 grams of onion peel 500 ml of pure alcohol. After that, we pour the resulting broth into a dark bottle and set it for two weeks in a cool place away from the sun's rays. Do not forget to shake the container every two days. Liquid apply to a sore spot at night;
  3. A very effective treatment for spurs on the heels is obtained by using honey, iodine and plain salt( although the sea is better).A teaspoon of honey is mixed with salt and five drops of iodine, then applied to the skin, covered with plaster or polyethylene and leave for several hours( can be overnight).Repeat every day at least once;
  4. Spots from spurs with vinegar work well. You just need to make a compress and leave it on your foot for a couple of hours;
  5. You can also try using army methods at home. The simplest and cheapest medicine for heel build-ups is a laundry soap. The briquette must be grated, heated in a water bath and applied to the spur zone. You can cover with polyethylene and wear a mixture under your toes.
Photo - Treating the calcaneal spur

The hardware options are not very suitable for home use, but nevertheless the spur laser treatment is the undoubted leader among the proposed methods. In some surgeons' offices, you may also be offered a disposal by an ultrasound device, but this technique has not yet been proven. If you can afford it, then look in the online stores such devices, for example, in Krasnoyarsk such a device costs from 12,000 rubles, and in Kiev from 20,000.

As you can see in the photo, home treatment of spurs on the heels gives an effect, reviews say that such options are even more effective than injections or surgeries. If you have encountered similar problems - share your recommendations in the comments.

Heel spur - causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment. Folk remedies and methods of treatment of the heel spur. PHOTO AND VIDEO

Heel spur

Heel spur is spine-like growth of the bone. A spiked formation may have the appearance of an osteophyte at the point of attachment of the ligaments in the foot. The appearance of the spur is usually associated with a metabolic disorder, but can be caused by a strong overstrain of the limb or flat feet.

External signs of the spur may be absent, but severe pain occurs when walking. The maximum intensity of painful sensations in the morning, at the beginning of loads on the legs, during the day the pain subsides a little, rising again in the evening. As the disease develops, severe pain becomes permanent, and spurs can be detected with the X-ray of the foot.

Symptoms of calcaneal spur

The main symptom of the appearance of the calcaneal spur will be a sharp pain in the heel area with a load on the foot. A painful sensation can be compared with pain when a person comes on a sharp object - a nail or needle. In the initial stage, by the middle of the day, the pain becomes less, and towards evening intensifies. Over time, pain becomes a constant companion while walking. People with spurs in order to avoid severe pain walk with crutches, since in this case the weight load goes to the toe portion of the foot.

Causes of calcaneal spur

In 90% of people, flat foot causes flat feet, which changes the load on the bones and tendons in the foot area. In particularly severe cases, as a result of flat feet, the inflammatory process begins in the tendon, and the surfaces of bone tissue begin to become inflamed.

People of certain professions and constitutional type have a predisposition for the appearance of a calcaneal spur, usually they are athletes with heavy loads on the feet and people with excess weight. Spurs often appear in people with diseases of the lower joints and diseases of the spine.

To prevent the emergence of spurs: prevention measures

Preventive measures against the formation of the heel spur are the fight against excess weight, an active lifestyle, but without overstrain of the feet. In diseases of the joints and the spine, it is necessary to take timely and qualified treatment. With flat feet, orthopedic insoles should be worn. Wearing comfortable shoes is also a prevention of spur. At the first signs of the calcaneal spur, it is necessary to conduct preventive courses of treatment with physiotherapy methods.


Treatment of spurs with traditional medicine

There are many ways to treat the calcaneal spur with various folk remedies. Some people, having tried, without results, many methods of treatment, find a solution for themselves. Even in very serious cases, when a patient becomes aware of a very large amount of spurs when involuntary hospitalization, traditional medicine can help, even if modern or traditional treatment, for example, with ultrasound, does not give any effect. There is a very simple and old, proven method of treating spurs with the help of heated alcohol.

Therapeutic procedure is that the legs are lowered for 15-20 minutes into heated alcohol. Poured into a bowl, preferably a frying pan, alcohol on low heat heated, observing all precautions, since alcohol is very easily ignited. After completing the procedure, you do not need to wipe the feet from alcohol. After treatment with this method, pain from the calcaneal spur completely disappear.

Spur treatment for only 3 nights

A wonderful folk remedy that miraculously helps with a calcaneal spur, can cure a person for 3 nights. After treatment, there are severe pains that persecuted a person for several months or years, forcing to literally walk on tiptoes due to the inability to step on their heels. Well-known folk remedy is passed from mouth to mouth and allows to fully live many people, for whom the calcaneal spur was a huge problem. Therapeutic composition is prepared as follows.

You need to take 40 grams of animal bile( not birds), 20 grams of vodka and a small amount of shampoo. For example, pork bile is mixed with the rest of the ingredients. The resulting mass in the form of a compress for the whole night is applied to the steamed heels. From above necessarily put on socks. Already after the first procedure, a person is greatly relieved. Pain on walking sharply decreases. After three days, or rather, of the night, such procedures of pain from heel spurs pass completely and forever. Many people, thus getting rid of the disease, completely forget what pains in the heels.

An excellent remedy for heel spurs - May Nettles

Such a folk remedy, like nettles, will help get rid of the pain that persecuted a person for a very long time, even if they were caused by heel spurs the size of more than a centimeter. The person in this case experiences the strongest pain at loading on heels, not allowing to move without a thick layer of foam rubber in footwear, or without the help of crutches. A person "with the experience" of the disease can try a lot of means of treatment, until he finds an effective way to get rid of the disease.

This may be the treatment of May Nettle. Namely, collected in the last month of spring, the nettle is passed through a meat grinder, the resulting gruel is put on a burdock leaf and in this form the compress is applied to the sore spot, fixed with a bandage. The procedure is done at night, but many patients say that you can continue to wear a compress and during the day. The result starts to be felt after about two weeks of regular procedures.

In the subsequent treatment of pain, tormented for many years, begin to pass, a person regains activity and mobility of a healthy person. Such a recipe from May Nettle( at this time the plant has the greatest healing properties) can help with arthritis.

Get rid of spurs with iris and Vaseline

Perfectly helps with pain from the heel spur folk remedy with the root of the iris flower. To make it, dig out the root of the plant, about 250 grams you need to wash, then pass through a meat grinder. The resulting mass is poured with the same amount of alcohol, the vial is closed and placed for 2 weeks in a place where sunlight does not reach. After 14 days, the infusion is ready for use. Folded in 4 times, gauze or bandage is moistened in infusion and applied to the heel for the whole night. Top of the overlay polyethylene and fix the compress. The next morning the bandage is taken off. The next day, instead of infusion of iris on a sore spot, apply medical Vaseline, bought in a pharmacy. The procedures are repeated, alternating with each other. The course of treatment for a spur is usually 20 days, that is, 10 days for each remedy. From the first day of treatment, it can take 20 days, and maybe 45-50, but the spur will necessarily pass. Time can be individually, depending on the characteristics of the body. But the effectiveness of treatment is such that, once disappeared, pain from the calcaneal spur does not appear more never. It is proved in practice.

The simplest methods of treating the heel spur

For many people suffering from an ailment of the calcaneal spur, the best treatment was the use of honey and dough. The dough is covered with honey, dough is put on top, polyethylene is put on top, then the sock is worn. Do not remove the compress go a few days. Then wash your leg and repeat the procedure again. Approximately two months later the calcaneal spur passes completely.

With the help of household soap, you can also get rid of the spur. To do this, you need to grate soap and then melt on fire. The resulting mass is applied to the calcaneal spur in the form of a compress for the night. The daily procedure allows for a complete cure.

Massage is the most affordable folk method for treating the heel spur, and it helps even in cases when the medicine is powerless, and many other methods are tried. You need every day, you can sit down in the evening, after a day's work, and rub your heel on the old boots for a long time. For a month of such intense massage the spur passes.

Amazing means of getting rid of the calcaneal spur

Sometimes the pain from the calcaneal spur becomes so unbearable that it overshadows existence. A person can not move normally, that is, fully live. Some drop their hands, having tried a lot of medicines, and from the field of traditional medicine. Often the treatment is laborious enough, a person loses strength, but does not get rid of the pain. Sometimes an accidentally read note in a newspaper, or an outsider's advice can perform miracles of healing. One such miraculous means of treatment is a method, the use of which is possible at home.

A very effective tool that can relieve pain in a short time is prepared from the ingredients that are available in almost any refrigerator:

1. one fresh egg 2. 200 grams of natural butter, not salted 3. acetic essence in such quantity to coverEgg in a glass


Egg in a glass is poured with vinegar. You can use any 200-gram cookware. Butter should be melted on the fire, not leading to a boil. The melted butter is poured into the glass. Without mixing the mixture, the container is closed with a lid, wrapped on top with a towel and placed in a dark place for 3 days. After 3 days, you need to open the jar and mix everything thoroughly. The remedy is ready.

Method of application:

Weight is applied to the folded in several layers of gauze and applied to a sore spot, the sock is worn on top. The procedure must be repeated every day. It is believed that you need to use all the resulting ointment to cure, but not all do it. The fact is that the remedy is so effective that a cure takes place long before the end of the remedy. The beneficial effect of the ointment affects the condition of the skin after compresses.


Peeling of the skin on the legs is possible during treatment, which causes discomfort. In this case, the procedure can be interrupted for a few days, and after the skin has healed, again to continue treatment until the complete removal of the heel spurs. After several procedures, the condition of a person is much improved.


Spurs on the heels of

Consequences of erection for mankind turned not only positive, but also negative aspects, one of these aspects - the spurs on the heels. Regardless of whether a person is graceful or clumsy, the area of ​​his support always remains small - these are his two feet. While the pressure that occurs when moving, is large enough. And only thanks to the vaulted structure of the human foot, all jolt loads are absorbed and do not reach the upper parts of the musculoskeletal structure. The price of such amortization is great - it is a disease of the joints and muscles of the legs. Unfortunately, the number of people who periodically or constantly have pain in their lower limbs, is growing every year. One of the reasons that causes physical suffering, gait disturbance and, as a consequence, seeking medical help, is associated with the appearance of a spur on the heels.

The causes of the spur on the heels

The heel bone during walking constantly takes on a significant load. There are situations when the body ceases to adequately perceive the load. Then, in the place where the tendons attach to the calcaneus, ossification begins to develop in the lower part in the form of a spine. Spurs on the heels on the photo can look like spiky outgrowths. The heel spur many are designated as plantar fasciitis. However, this is not entirely correct. Cone on heel bone is just one of the manifestations of plantar fasciitis. The entire painful process begins in the heel of the calcaneus, in the form of inflammation of the connective tissue. The cause of this pathology is microtrauma, which occurs in the area of ​​tendons supporting the longitudinal arch of the foot. Usually such small tears heal independently. In certain cases, inflammation occurs, which occurs without the participation of pathogenic microorganisms. Nevertheless, this process ends with the deposition of calcium salts on the calcaneus. The determining factors that can trigger the origin of the calcaneal spur, experts define the following:

• flatfoot and, as a consequence, incorrect load distribution in the foot; • weight gain, which increases the load; • gout and metabolic disease; • inflammatory and degenerative diseases of the hip and knee joints( arthrosis, arthritis, osteoporosis); • trauma to the foot and calcaneus; • circulatory disorders in diabetes mellitus, varicose veins, thrombophlebitis, Raynaud's disease; • Significant increase in physical activity( at risk, athletes and people forced to stay on their feet for a long time); • Spine diseases.

Symptoms of calcaneal spur

Most people who have spurs on the heel, the symptoms describe about the same. This is a sharp stitching pain in the lower part of the heel. Usually in the morning, the pain is more intense. There is a feeling of presence inside a sharp object. This changes the gait, and there is a desire to walk with a cane, or, stepping only on the front of the foot. Emerging spurs on the heel symptoms also manifest as a purulent-inflammatory process. It happens, if the bone growth during walking injures soft tissue, sometimes even the integrity of the skin can be disturbed.

Determining the diagnosis of

In order to understand what caused pain in the calcaneus, it is necessary to seek qualified medical help from a doctor. The doctor establishes the diagnosis, based on the patient's complaints, as well as the analysis of X-rays or ultrasound diagnosis.

Spur on the heel. How to treat?

When it is known that the cause of pain is a spur on the heel, how to treat this pathology should determine the doctor. Of course, there are a lot of non-traditional methods of therapy, but they are not always effective. There are several main areas of treatment.

Conservative treatment includes reducing the burden on the patient's leg, the use of special insoles and insteps, as well as soft heel pads made of silicone. Such measures help to avoid soft tissue injuries and prevent the development of an inflammatory process that requires additional treatment.

When spurs appear on the heel, the symptoms are effectively treated with medication. Quickly get rid of the pain will help anti-inflammatory non-steroid drugs: ibuprofen, nimesulide, meloxicam, ketoprofen and diclofenac. It is possible to use and corticosteroids in the form of local administration of flosteron or diprospan. Also popular in the treatment of spurs on the heels of medicines for external use. These are ointments, balms and gels on the basis of non-steroid preparations, plant components and essential oils, with a warming effect, enhancing blood circulation, distracting pain, and possessing anti-inflammatory and softening effect. When spurs appear on the heels of treatment and medicine should only recommend a doctor.

Methods of treatment of calcaneal spurs with the help of physiotherapeutic procedures are recognized as effective: warm salt baths, dry heat, mud applications, cryotherapy. Good results are provided by ultrasound treatment, laser and shock wave therapy. These methods can remove inflammation and stop the development of the calcaneal spur.

Surgical methods of treatment are used only in cases when the remaining funds did not give the expected effect or the disease proceeds with complications. During the operation, the bone outgrowth is removed, and if necessary, the tissues that are subject to changes and inflammation.

To make your gait easy, your feet never hurt, you need to choose high-quality and comfortable shoes, contact a doctor in a timely manner, without giving any chance to get a disease in the body.

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Heel spurs - bony growths in the form of a spine or beak on the sole of the calcaneus or at the attachment site of the Achilles tendon. Treating heel spurs is a long process. Excess weight, diseases of the spine and large joints of the lower extremities, flat feet - all this can provoke the appearance of the heel spur.

Potatoes from spurs on their feet.

Boil 6-8 potatoes in a "uniform", drain, rastolkite and dilute with kerosene until the density of soft mashed potatoes. In this hot mashed potatoes and put your heels. Hold until it cools( 15-20 minutes).Then wipe your feet with a warm damp cloth, put on woolen socks and - into bed. Someone has enough and 3-4 procedures. The largest number of procedures is 12.

Means for calcaneal spur.

For treatment you need 10 h. Spoons of honey, 10 tsp, oatmeal and a little patience. The procedure is done at night. Take 1 teaspoon of honey and 1 tsp oatmeal flour, mix, it turns out a small lozenge. Preliminarily we steam our feet, wipe them dry and apply them to the sick heel. We fix the cake with a bandage, polyethylene and put on socks. We do this 10 times. After a complete course of pain will pass.

Compresses from spurs on legs.

Wet compresses should be applied to the spur. To prepare a remedy for compresses, you must first get aloe juice. For this purpose, a plant that is 5 years old is suitable. Cut off the aloe leaves and let them through the meat grinder. The resulting mass is pressed through a kapron stocking. At a dose of the medicine you need 500 g of this juice. In the juice pour half a liter of pure alcohol, 5 bottles of this valerian( sold at the pharmacy), 10 tablets of analgin and aspirin( tablets should be 0.5 grams, with another weight, calculate another dosage) and 2 tablespoons of ground red pepper. Tablets pre-rastolkite, otherwise it will be difficult to dissolve them. All mix, pour into a 2-liter jar and tightly close the lid. Put the bank in a dark place and let it be exactly 2 weeks. When the infusion is ready, apply moist compresses overnight to the area of ​​the spur. Well soak the gauze in the infusion and attach to the spur, top the cellophane and fix it with a bandage, put a sock on top. With the regular use of this remedy, the spur will soon resolve.

Aspirin with iodine from growths on legs.

To get rid of growths, cones, etc., pour into the powder 6 tablets of aspirin, dilute them in 50 mg of 5 percent iodine, in the morning and evening lubricate the sore spots. The course of treatment is a month. To make bumps, outgrowths and spurs completely resolved, you need to drink silicon-activated water. Use it for cooking, tea, etc. Salts will begin to gradually go away and your legs will stop bothering you. Also make lotions on sore spots with a gauze bandage soaked in flint water.

Camphoric oil from the growths on the big toes.

To get rid of the build-up on the big toes, use the following recipe. Spread the lump first with camphor oil, and then with iodine( in no case the reverse!).Do this after you have strewed and dried your feet. If you carry out this procedure regularly, then after a while the cones will disappear.

Chicken bile from the growths on the big toes.

First steam and dry your feet. Then you can make an iodine grid on the cones. Then you need to start making compresses from fresh chicken bile, in extreme cases you can buy a medical chicken bile from the pharmacy. Put compresses every night, moisten cotton and put on a large place. Wrap the cellophane, and then with a warm rag, and into the toe. For 1.5-2 months, the cones completely disappear.

Honey with yolk from calcaneal spur.

In the morning make a mixture of eggs and honey. Take the yolk of a chicken egg( preferably from a domestic chicken), add 1 tbsp.l.natural honey, everything is good to grind. Put this mixture in the refrigerator. In the evening, steam up your legs, then wipe them dry, compress on the heels of this mixture and warm your feet until morning. In the morning, remove everything, Do the procedure until the spur dissolves. Before application, the mixture should be slightly heated in a water bath.

Trays from the calcaneal spur.

550 mg of distilled water.0.75 grams of salicylic acid, 50-grinded baby soap, 500 g of purified turpentine, 100 g of alcohol( 96%).The solution is prepared as follows. Distilled water in the dishes is brought to a boil. Then it is poured into it, stirring, salicylic acid, add 50 g of crushed soap and stir until it dissolves completely. The hot solution is poured into the dishes with turpentine and then alcohol is added. All mix thoroughly. Keep the contents in a glass container with a tightly closed lid out of the reach of children. When preparing the solution and use, avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. For foot baths, put a basin filled with water 37 ~ 39 ° С, sometimes up to 40 ° С, add to it, well shaken well, an emulsion at a rate of 1 ml per 1 liter of water, with tolerance being adjusted to 3-4 ml per 1 liter. Baths are done daily for 15 minutes, 12-15 procedures per course. If there are ulcers, scrapes, irritations, the baths are contraindicated. The use of the baths removes the inflammatory process, and with it the pain also disappears. Nettle from the spur.

If you have spurs on your legs, try a very simple remedy: in the evenings, after hitting your feet, trample them over a bundle of two-nettle nettles thrown to the floor for 30 minutes. Enough 5 sessions.

Composition that will relieve the calcaneal spur.

In a vial of dark glass, pour the vinegar essence to half( 70%).Put there 6 dark blades, broken in half. Wait for 1-1,5 months. During this time, in a tightly closed bottle, the liquid will turn brown. Wadded wand wetting solution and lubricate several times a day spurs, spines. Do this until complete disappearance.

Red pepper from the spur on the heel.

Heel spurs are absorbed if a pinch of red pepper is poured into the toe, under the heel. Walk with him all day. Soon there will come a relief. A tea mushroom will save spur. First, put your feet in hot water with the addition of a small amount of soda, then attach a small piece of mushroom or simply gauze moistened in a tea mushroom. After 3-4 hours the gauze dries, and it needs to be moistened again. In 10 days you will completely get rid of the spur.

An ancient recipe from the heel spurs.

Collect pine shoots with pollen and cones, young cones ate and forest heather. All the dried to grind and mix in equal parts.1 tbsp.mixture pour 1 liter of water, bring to a boil and keep on low heat for 10 minutes. Pour hot water into the large basin, add the broth and steam the legs for 20-30 minutes, pouring hot water as needed. Do this for the night after a day, take about 10-15 procedures and get rid of calcaneal spurs.

With heel spurs will help beef meat. Discard the flesh with a hammer and apply to a problem place for the night. On top - polyethylene and bandage bandage. That all has passed, there are enough 3 procedures.

Lilac against spur

With a heel spur make compresses made of lilac tincture. Dried lilac flowers pour vodka in the ratio of 1:10.Insist 8-10 days in a tightly closed vessel.

Magnesia will defeat the heel spine

Procedure for overnight. Warm up the solution of magnesia( somewhere up to t 60 °), pour into the pelvis and lower the heels into it, soar about 10 minutes. Then, dryly wipe the heels, apply a compress from the solution of liquid valerian to them. A good warm( wear warm socks) and so on all night, in the morning to remove the compress.3а 10 procedures you will forget about pains in the heels, heel spur you will leave

Getting rid of the spur for 2 weeks.

Spurs - a fairly common disease, especially often annoying older people. Try a proven recipe: take 100 ml of alcohol, 100 g of salt and 10 g of acetic essence, add water to 3 liters. Water to warm and pour into the basin. Temperature - to put up with your feet. Soar your feet until the water cools. Keep the composition in a glass tightly closed container. Reusing, reheat, add 1 tbsp.spoon of essence and 1 tbsp spoon of alcohol. From spurs you will be cured for 2 weeks of daily procedures.

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