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Artwork Showing Calcaneal Spur And Foot Pain
12" x 18"
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Photographic Print

Calcaneal spur and foot pain Illustration showing causes of pain in the foot At top left are the calf muscles which attach to the calcaneus heel bone via the Achilles tendon white Where this tendon attaches to the calcaneus the bone has become inflamed red This may be caused by faulty running technique or incorrect footwear At the base of the heelbone is a bony projection a calcaneal spur which may develop as a result of chronic inflammation The blue areas are bursas fluidfilled pads which cushion pressure points for example where a tendon crosses a bone Pressure friction or injury may cause bursitis pain and swelling in and around a bursa