Bone spurs are extra bony materials formed on normal bones, these are not sharp bones as one may decipher but just extra bones that are smooth, that may cause wear and tear when they press or rub against other bones, ligaments, tendons or even nerves.
WHERE DO BONE SPURS OCCUR?
The most common places for the growth of a bone spur are the spine, shoulders, knees, hands, hips, and feet.
WHY DO BONE SPURS OCCUR?
They are usually a result of the body’s repair mechanism; it typically forms due to pressure, rubbing, or stress over a long period of time.Growth spurs occur due to aging als