Heel spur (Calcaneal Spur)

Editor: | 4. November 2019

Do you suffer from pain in the heel area? Does every impact of your heel on the ground feel like stepping on a needle? Can you feel pain in the area of the spur, on the sole of the foot, or its inner edge? You could be suffering from a heel spur. The pain can bother you while walking or doing sports, and sometimes even while resting or sleeping.

Patní ostruha - popis ostruhy na patách
Image: Heel spur (Calcaneal Spur)

Are you looking for a solution for heel spur?

Would you like to rid yourself of the pain?

Characteristics of Heel Spurs and their cause

A heel spur is a bony protuberance on the torus process of the heel bone (calcaneus). It is an osteophyte (bony protuberance), which results from the pull of tissues that are attached to this process.

Heel spurs are accompanied by severe pain, which worsens with time. It can be recognized through x-ray or ultrasound examination in the initial stages when pain starts manifesting.

Pain felt after landing on one’s heel caused by heel spur is suffered by 15% of the population. Most commonly by middle-aged people.

What are the most common causes of heel spur?

  • Repeated and long-term strain on the legs,
  • inappropriate footwear,
  • foot deformities,
  • injuries,
  • rheumatic disease.

Heel spur treatment – rid yourself of the pain

Treatment of the heel spur is usually conservative. Physiotherapy, local injection of corticoids, ultrasound or laser therapy are applied. Pain is usually regulated by non-steroid anti-rheumatics. The fundamental point of treatment is to change footwear.

Another method is to to remove the heel spur either by applying shock wave therapy or surgical intervention.

Heel spur treatment via Chinese medicine involves a combination of acupuncture and herbal treatment, or alterations to diet.

Application of 3D Biomag pulse therapy is an important part of heel spur treatment.

Explanation of chosen terms:

  • Osteophyte – bony protuberance.
  • Non-steroid anti-rheumatics – non-steroid medicament that supresses pain, fever and inflammation.

Patented 3D Biomag pulsed therapy. How does it work?

The basic principle of 3D Biomag magnetotherapy is generating electromagnetic pulses. The generated pulses penetrate through layers of clothing and even body tissues to the place of application. These pulses have specially developed biotropic parameters (e.g. frequency, profile, intensity), thanks to which the pulsed magnetotherapy affects various health conditions.

The term pulse magnetotherapy is most commonly used for physiotherapy using the principle of electromagnetic pulses. The abbreviation PEMF is used in order to be concise.

Patented 3D Biomag technology ensures more precise and uninterrupted pulse profiles, enhances output, and allows pulses to come from various angles. This makes it a completely new and unique medical technology on the market.

What are the benefits of treatment for heel spur?

  • Helps soothe pain.
  • Has an analgesic, anti-inflammatory and anti-oedematous effect.
  • Healing effect is employed.
  • Thanks to being easy to use, it can be applied at home.
  • It’s a solution with no additional medicaments.
  • It’s a non-invasive treatment.

3D Biomag therapy and its effects – as explained by MUDr. Peter Bednarčík, CSc.

The effects of pulsed therapy - clinical studies

Effects of 3D Biomag pulse therapy can help reduce pain with heel spur. Expert evaluation performed on 1 266 patients with the average of 12 applications per patient shows that application of 3D Biomag therapy often leads to a decrease in pain and inflammation. More about the scientific studies here.

Positive effects of pulse magnetic field (PEMF) are evidenced by clinical studies by authorities on the subject and renowned institutions. The newest list of these clinical studies can be found on this page. Contact us and we will gladly help to familiarize yourself with this expert data.

Our department uses pulse magnetic field application very well. We appreciate that not only is there an option to used numbered programmes, but also to set up our own programmes. The device is small and easy to operate with good output.

University hospital Na Bulovce, Prague – Physiotherapy department

We have been utilising pulse magnetic field treatment in our spa for more than 10 years. We use Biomag devices for both physiotherapy and spa treatment. It is very advantageous to combine magnetotherapy with other physiotherapy methods because the effect of magnetotherapy potentiates with other methods (analgesic, anti-oedematous, recovery and myorelaxing).

Bělohrad Peat Spa – Lázně Bělohrad

We are happy with the device. The applicators are also easy to operate, and treatment results are satisfying. Feedback from patients is positive. Average number of applications is 50 per week.

Masaryk hospital, Jilemnice

I tried magnetotherapy for joints and for teeth inflammation with excellent results. Husband used the device for spurs on his heels, the pain receded. Magnetotherapy has a wide application, we feel fresh and have a greater taste for life.

Blanka Petrášová, Diváky

I use Biomag for healing foot spurs, the difficulties disappear at the moment.

Martin Król, Praha

It's hard to describe all the problems I'm using the device for, but I've completely eliminated the pain of the right heel - spurs, elbow and hip-joint pains.

Jiří Šidlo, Děpoltovice

Addendum: The results of the therapy may be individual and may not always correspond to the experience disclosed herein.

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