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small abnormal bony outgrowth

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He had one arm over his head--very typical posture for someone suffering from a bone spur that's rubbing on the nerve root and irritating it.
It is yet to be determined whether the bone spur which is causing discomfort around the joint will need surgery or if the course of anti-inflammatory tablets, injections and ice treatment has been sufficiently effective to avoid such measures.
He will now rest for a fortnight in the hope that the bone spur eases sufficiently to avoid surgery.
When it became apparent all-rounder Flintoff required an operation to solve his bone spur discomfort, Pietersen was lined up for his role.
Unfortunately, in Flintoff's case, the plaster was around his left foot following an op on an ankle bone spur.
The 26-year-old all-rounder had a cortisone injection before the first Test at Lord's to ease the pain of a bone spur in the ankle.
Flintoff has already had 14 jabs for his troublesome back earlier in his career, and had another before this match for his inflamed left ankle due to a small bone spur.
PORTLAND - Professional golfer and former University of Oregon star Peter Jacobsen will undergo surgery today to repair a torn labrum in his left hip that developed into a bone spur.
Buckram Oak Farm's Silver Wagon, winner of last year's Grade 1 Hopeful Stakes at Saratoga, is off the Triple Crown trail, as he will undergo surgery on both knees after a chip was found in one knee and a bone spur in the other.
Another common injury site is the heel, where pain can indicate a plantar fascia injury or bone spur.
Let's say you're a 25-year-old vet with a bone spur in your big toe.
Although Pietersen had hoped that an extended period of rest will be enough to alleviate the pain that is being produced by a bone spur in the area but surgery may be a necessary evil for the player to get rid of the problem which he sustained during the recent drawn Tests in New Zealand, the Mirror reports.
His high-ankle sprain is doing fine, but he is now dealing with a bone spur in his left ankle.
Jones missed last summer's final Ashes Test and the tour of Pakistan because of a bone spur in his ankle, and he appeared to be on course for a Test comeback until he collapsed in a heap with a knee injury in the nets before the first Test against India in Nagpur.