Can Shoes Cause Heel Spurs?

Woman wearing heels which are shoes that cause heel spurs

Some people walk around with heel spurs everyday and have no idea there’s an extra bony protrusion on the bottom of their heel. Unfortunately, others aren’t so lucky. For people who have larger heel spurs or wear shoes that promote the growth of heel spurs, the condition can be painful. So can shoes cause heel … Read more

Types of Heel Spurs

Woman feeling red pain from some types of heel spurs.

Heel spurs are much like any other bone spur. They are hard bumps of extra bone that usually form in the joints as a result of injury, overuse, or a degenerative disease such as osteoarthritis. In many cases, bone spurs go undetected because they are largely asymptomatic. Problems only really occur when the bone spur … Read more