Bone Spurs (Osteophyte)

About- Bone spurs also called osteophytes are smooth, hard bumps of extra bone that form on the ends of bones, mostly found in the knee, hip, spine, shoulder, hands, foot, and ankle. 
 
Symptoms-
 Pain and swelling
 Loss of motion in joints
Joint stiffness
Weakness and numbness in the back, arms, and legs
Rotator cuff tears
Growth is the spine
Muscle spasms, cramps, or weakness
Bumps under the skin mainly in the hands and fingers
Loss of bladder or bowel control
 
Causes-
 Congenital bone problems
Diet with low calcium
Genes
Gout 
Injuries or trauma
Lupus
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Overuse
Rheumatoid arthritis
Spinal stenosis

Specialists to Visit
 Orthopedic Surgeon

Neurologist

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
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https://www.webmd.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://my.clevelandclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com

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