Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment for Bone Spurs

A bone spur is also called osteophyte. It is a tiny pointed outgrowth of bone that is usually caused by inflammation due to tendonitis or degenerative arthritis. These bone spurs oftentimes develop in injured areas of nearby tendons. Some bone spurs don't produce pain hence, they don't show symptoms but when they do, you can always find it on the affected locations. It is possible to have a bone spur even if you don't feel pain, swelling or other usual symptoms of disorder. The Common Causes of Bone Spurs There are a few reasons why bone spurs occur. It is [...]