What is a Heel Spur? 

Heel spurs are a common source of heel pain. Heel spurs are a bony growth attached to your heel bone (calcaneus) and grow into your foot arch.

What Causes a Heel Spur?

A heel spur is caused by chronic plantar fasciitis.

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Does Smoking or Diabetes Cause Lower Back Pain?

It's more bad news for smokers. A new study strengthens the link between smoking and lower back pain. It also sheds light on the causes of degenerative lumbar spine problems.

Numerous researchers have proposed a link between smoking and low back pain, but the exact nature of that link had remained largely untested in long-term studies.

The new study on smoking and low back pain, which examined 1,337 doctors, followed some participants for more than 50 years.

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Hip Disorders: Osteoarthritis & Bursitis 

Our hip joints allow us to do an amazing number of things – walk on two legs, pivot, squat, even kick a ball. It is an engineering marvel to combine the stability required to balance the weight of the torso over a structure the size of a golf ball, with the substantial degree of mobility available. The high demands on the hip joints can, however, take their toll over a lifetime.

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The Treatment of Toxic Scars and Persistent Inflammation using Ear Acupuncture (Auricular Acupuncture) 


The earliest mention of Ear Acupuncture was found in the 1st century BCE in Chinese text of the Inner Classics of the Yellow Emperor. The more recent and systematic development of ear acupuncture was done by a French Medical Doctor, Paul Nogier in the 1950’s.

Nogier discovered that areas on the Auricle of the ear represent different body system and body parts and can be stimulate via – Acupuncture needle, Ionic Agent (sticker with a Gold / Silver Pellet) or Laser.

The Stimulation of Nerve Receptors on the ear to create temporary changes in the brain and nervous system can affect different areas in the body, to improve blood flow, relax muscles and reduce inflammation.

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Heel pain in children- Sever’s Disease

Growing pains may sound like an old wives’ tale. In the case of Sever’s disease your child’s growth spurt can lead to serious pain. It’s not actually a disease but rather a heel injury.

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