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Heel Spur Still #1 Foot Problem says Foot Specialist
Dr. Burton Schuler -- Morton's Toe Expert Dr. Burton Schuler -- Morton's Toe Expert
Panama City, FL
Sunday, April 12, 2020

Florida Podiatrist Explains Heel Spurs
Florida Podiatrist Explains Heel Spurs



Dr. Burton Schuler says the Mayo Clinic website defines bone spurs as bony projections that develop along the edges of bones, rubbing against nearby nerves and bones, causing pain. They usually form where bones meet each other — in your joints. But, they can also be found where ligaments and tendons connect with bone. Most bone spurs cause no symptoms and may go undetected for years. What treatment, if any, that you receive for your bone spurs depends on where they're located and how they affect your health http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/bone-spurs/DS00627also). 

Many readers have probably heard of heel spurs, but they are not exactly sure what one is. The foot's largest bone is the heel bone, and therefore it absorbs the most shock and pressure. The plantar fascia is a band of fibrous tissue on the bottom of the foot, running the entire expanse of the foot. A heel spur is an abnormal growth on the heel bone; when the plantar fascia pulls away from the heel, calcium deposits form, causing heel spurs. This can be an extremely painful condition, impairing your ability to walk In order to avoid a heel spur, one need to avoid having the plantar fascia pull away from the heel. Dr. Burton S. Schuler, podiatrist of Panama City Fl" is correct in stating that "…the stretching of the plantar fascia is usually the result of over-pronation. ww w. Footcare4u.com But then we must ask, what causes over-pronation? 

Dr. Dudley J. Morton, one of the leading researchers on feet in the twentieth century, warned about how a short first metatarsal bone ("Morton's Toe") (Long Second Toe) can cause over-pronation of the foot. Dr . . . . Schuler, explains: "If you have a Morton's Toe the front part of the foot is unstable when it needs to be stable. Because of this, the foot will be forced to pronate. A pronating foot places abnormal stress on many areas of the foot, including the plantar fascia and the heel bone. It is this abnormal stress that is the start of all the heel problems noted above


Dr. Burton S. Schuler, Podiatrist, Foot Doctor, of Panama City, Fl is this country  leading expert on the painful medical problem know as the Morton's Toe. He is the author of the  book Why You Really Hurt: It All Starts In The Foot, which was published in 2009 and has sold over 20,000 copies (papebacks)  The book is the story of how the Morton's Toe can cause pain thru out the whole body. Dr. Schuler is a 1975 graduate of the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. He has also written the 1982 The Agony Of De-Feet, A Podiatrist's Guide To Foot Care, His articles about the foot, have appeared in the leading podiatric journals and publications. He has been interviewed by such varied publications as the New York Times, Cosmopolitan Magazine, and First for Women. During his 45 year career he has appeared on hundreds of radio stations to give his expert opinion regarding the Morton's Toe and other foot problems.

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Name: Dr. Burton S. Schuler
Title: Podiatrist, Foot Specialist
Group: Dr. Burton S. Schuler
Dateline: PANAMA CITY Beach, FL United States
Direct Phone: 850 872 9073
Cell Phone: 850 708 2030
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