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Home Remedies For Heel Spurs

Posted on July 5, 2008 in Foot Care

Heel spurs are abnormal extension of bones present in heel to cause discomfort and pin, along with inflammation in the affected area. The people with active lifestyles and those belonging to sports field are more prone to this type of disorder. Also, the lifting of heavy objects may also lead to this problem. In order to fight heel spurs, there are number of home remedies popular in various parts of world.

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7 Responses to “Home Remedies For Heel Spurs”

  1. saundra serrano Says:

    I experience heel spur pain from time to time and the best thing to use is a baseball and you roll it on the heel of your foot to break up the calcium deposits. It will hurt at first but after about a minute the pain starts to subside. I do this at least 3 times a day for about 10 to 15 minutes. I watch tv when I need to use it. In about a week the pain will be completely gone. You can also use a golf ball or any hard ball.

  2. Danelle Says:

    I am Really Hurting today, and can not imagine doing that, are you crazy?

  3. carmen Says:

    I disagree completely with miss.serrano. thats like walking in the street barefoot.when theres pain in the heel spurs no way to roll a ball any what so ever. with do RESPECT MR.DOUGLAS

  4. Debbie Says:

    have foot spur need advice on home remedies trying not to go to doctor

  5. Kathy Says:

    I use the golf ball on my foot all the time. You start gently first and then work it in harder as you adjust.

  6. Tina Says:

    I was told to try placing your foot on a glass bottle and rolling gently for about 30mins, I found that after a few days of doing this my foot is heaps better.

  7. Mindy Says:

    I take a frozen bottle of water and do the same, it also brings down the inflammation at the same time. Before the bottles of water I used votive candles but would crush them. I have went to physical therapy for my heel spurs as well as have had cortisone shots, try it, it’s the only way to get relief. I am on my feet 8 hours a day and on concrete, I have noticed that wearing a rocker bottom shoe also helps.

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