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Calcaneal spur is just a bony outgrowth from the calcaneal tuberosity, calcaneal spur also called heel spur, it a calcium deposit causing bony protrusion on the underside of the heel bone.
When a foot is exposed to constant stress,it leads to calcium deposits on the bottom of the heel bone.
There are various activities which increase the risk of developing calcaneal spur:
There is misunderstanding between heel spur and plantar fasciitis because a heel spur is calcium deposits that forms a bony protrusion along the plantar fascia.
In contrast,plantar fasciitis is a condition where the plantar fasciitis gets irritated and swollen,which causes pain in the heel.