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Shockwave therapy will help to relieve from Calcaneal Spur

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Calcaneal Spur

Heel Spur/Calcaneal Spur is one of the most common causes of heel pain. Continued overstrain of plantar fascia results in stripping of periosteum from its origin at the calcaneus. The gap thus formed is filled by the proliferation of bone resulting in formation of a bony spur to secure the detached attachment.

Heel Spur Causes

Thus calcaneal spur is a late sequale of plantar fascitis. Heel spurs and plantar fasciitis can occur alone or be related to underlying diseases which cause arthritis (inflammation of the joints) such as Reiter's disease,

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    Cervical Rib refers to an abnormal protrussion in the cervical region which can either be due to abnormal enlargement of the transverse process of C7 vertebra or a small rib or fibrous band running from the 7th cervical vertebra to the first true rib or to the sternum but usually it is present posteriorly up-to a short distance.

    It is usually diagnosed in middle age group persons though is present since birth. The cause is that by middle age, the shoulders start drooping which causes the cervical rib to get depressed and hence compressing the nerve root of the concerned region. This rib is usually asymptomatic but it may give rise to neurological symptoms if it exerts pressure on the subclavian artery or the brachial plexus like-

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    Genu Varum

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    What are bowlegs or genu varum ?

    Bowlegs refers to a condition in which a person’s legs appear bowed (bent outward) even when the ankles are together. It is normal in babies due to their position in the womb. But a child who still has bowlegs at about age three should be evaluated by orthopedic specialist.

    Infants are often born bowlegged due to their folded positioning while in the mother’s womb. In typical growth patterns the child will outgrow this as they start to stand and walk. For this reason, up until the age of two, bowing of the legs is not unusual. In fact, there is a broad spectrum of what is considered normal. In most cases, the child’s legs begin to straighten once they start bearing weight on them while standing or walking (usually at between 12 to 18 months old). By age two to three, the leg angle typically reverses and begins to look more like

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