Calcaneal spur, also termed as heel spur, is a small osteophyte that is located on the calcaneus. This condition is raised when the foot bone is constantly exposed to stress. In this condition, Calcium deposits are built over the bottom of the heel bone. This condition does not have any effect in persons daily life. However, the continues stress can lead to spur-shaped deformity. This condition is common among the obese people, flatfooted, and women who wear heels continuously. A journal is a periodical publication intended to further progress of science, usually by reporting new research. Most journals are highly specialized, although some of the oldest journals publish articles, reviews, editorials, short communications, letters, and scientific papers across a wide range of scientific fields. Journals contain articles that peer reviewed, in an attempt to ensure that articles meet the journal's standards of quality, and scientific validity. Each such journal article becomes part of the permanent scientific record.
Last date updated on October, 2014