A bone spur is extra bone growth is calcification of the plantar fascia on the bottom of the foot or the Achilles tendon on the back of the heel. It is caused by lifelong instability in the way the foot functions. This leads to a low-grade, chronic inflammatory reaction which produces the spurs. Contrary to popular belief, heel spurs rarely are the cause of heel pain.
After 10 months of conventional treatment for plantar fasciitis – with no positive results – I drove 3 1/2 hours to Kansas City to visit the Heel Pain Center. On my first appointment, Dr. Green and I discussed how to get me back to my once-active lifestyle. He quickly arranged for ESWT, and after just […]
Dr. Bartley was wonderful, very thorough, I would highly recommend him! – PE
Been dealing with heel pain for over 6 months. A friend of mine referred me to Dr.Green. Got in very quickly. Everyone is super nice and caring. Dr.Green took his time to explain everything in detail, my options and treatment. Would highly recommend him!
I am a first time patient. I was very pleased with Dr. Green. I am impressed with the speed of the X-Rays. I am excited to try the orthotics, because the little heel inserts help so much! I came in hurting and spent a good portion of the day feeling a lot better. Dr. Green […]
I expected an amazing experience, and we got it. Dr. Christensen was perfect in every way, as was the rest of the staff at KCF&A – LK
I am extremely pleased with every experience I have ever had at this office. And I tell everyone I know that I have the best “foot doctor” in Kansas City. Last week, I was concerned about some bruising on my foot from an injury and I was due to run a half marathon at the end of […]
Dr Jameson and Bobbie are Awesome! They care and treat me like I am their only patient. They are knowledgeable and don’t keep me waiting. The most important part is they not only listen to me but they really HEAR and respond to my needs and concerns. The front desk staff are true costumer service […]
My doctor (Dr. Arthur Wientzen) referred me to Dr. Mark Green. I was very pleased with my visit, and was treated successfully. If I have any other related problems in the future, I will come back to Dr. Green.
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