A calcaneal spur is a radiological (X-ray) finding, and when it is located on the inferior aspect of the calcaneus, is often associated with plantar fasciitis and ankylosing spondylitis. A posterior calcaneal spur may also develop on the back of the heel at the insertion of the Achilles tendon
The following are some of the symptoms of calcaneal spur: The symptoms are due to friction of spur with the bone and other soft tissues. There will be terrible tearing and stitching pain. Most of them present with pain while initial making steps, especially while getting up from bed in the morning. The friction leads to inflammation or swelling.
Homeopathy can offer excellent relief in pain in many cases. However, it cannot reverse the bony growth in some cases.