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 […]
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 […]
I have recommended Dr. Green to two of my coworkers who have severe foot problems.
I went to Dr. Green with a pain in my toe. He examined me, took x-rays and diagnosed my problem. He recommended orthotics. They were custom made and fitted by the doctor and his staff. My pain is now gone!
- K.C. Foot & Ankle Patient
I’ve had two toenails removed there and have received excellent care both times. It’s embarrassing to me that my toenails got in that condition although the only thing I can think that I could have done differently in the past is to not have worn some of the types of shoes that I wore when […]
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