Heel Spur

heel spur

What is Heel Spur

A heel spur is a pointed bony outgrowth of the bone of the heel. They are attributed to local inflammation at the insertion of soft tissue tendons or fascia in the area. Heel spurs can be located at the back of the heel or under the heel.

Symptoms of Heel Spur

  • Tenderness and pain at the back of the heel
  • Inflammation of the Achilles Tendon


Causes of Heel Spur


Treatment for Heel Spur


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6471 2691, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.