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What are different home remedies for Bone Spur?

• A bone spur is actually a calcium growth that develops like a deposit on the bone
• This is the reason for building up to create pressure on the surrounding tissue and skin.
• Bone spurs in themselves would not be painful but because of its effects on surrounding tissue, muscle and ligaments.
• Bone spurs often develop on the bones in the feet and are called heel spurs.
• Bone spurs can however develop on any bone in the body.
• It generally indicates some sort of bone degeneration

These are common in:
• overweight individuals
• pregnant women
• athletes whose heels are subjected to high stress from jumping or running

Bone spurs occur mostly along:
• Joints
• Spine
• Feet
• Hips
• Knees
• Shoulders

• Back, shoulders and neck pain
• Pain in the thighs, arms or in the feet and legs

• Spondylosis
• Plantar fasciitis
• Spinal stenosis
• Nutrition
• Lifestyle
• Accidents
• Sport injuries


1. Remedy for Inflammation
• To reduce inflammation apply an ice pack 4 to 5 times in a day.
• Apply heating pad on the inflamed area will also help to reduce inflammation.

2. Use Curcumin and Flaxseed
• Curcumin which is the yellow pigment of turmeric is effective in treating bone spur.
• Take 500 to 1000 mg of curcumin 3 to 4 times a day on an empty stomach.
• Take this daily for about 6 weeks.
• Apply flaxseed hot pack to the affected area to remove the pain.
• Take alternate hot and cold foot baths.

3. Use Cheese Cloth
• Dip a piece of cheese cloth in warm linseed oil and place the cloth on the affected area.
• Cover the cloth with plastic and place a heating pad on the plastic for 2 hours.

4. Take Rest
• Strenuous activity aggravates the pain.
• It is advisable to take rest to ease the pain.
• Avoid wearing flat shoes.

5. Use Apple Cider Vinegar
• One can apply a bandage that is soaked in apple cider vinegar on the affected part.
• Do this for about 4-5 days to get some relief.

6. Orthopedic molds
One can get orthopedic molds of their choice and apply.

7. Borax solution
• Borax solution is one of the most efficient home remedies for treatment of body spurs.
• Soak your feet in the solution of borax and the difference can be seen within a week.

8. Chlorinated water
Application of chlorinated water has a healing effect on pain due to bone spurs.

9. Molasses
• Make a mixture of molasses with apple cider vinegar and baking soda.
• Apply this mixture on the affected part.

10. Cabbage leaves
• Wrap the fresh leaves of the cabbage around the affected part.
• This is another remedy for bone spurs.

11. Coconut oil
Massage the affected part with coconut oil.

12. Alfalfa tea
Take alfalfa tea as this is another effective home remedy for bone spur.

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