A bone spur is a bony growth formed on normal bone. In medical language, it is termed as osteophyte. A bone spur is an extra bone and can cause symptoms due to pressure on adjacent tissues.
Spurs can be commonly found in
How Does A Spur Form?
A bone spur is response by the body to some sort of external stimulus. This repair response may lead to formation of extra bone called spur. [Read more...]