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a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something

any sharply pointed projection

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tubular extension at the base of the corolla in some flowers

a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward

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a railway line connected to a trunk line

incite or stimulate

give heart or courage to

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strike with a spur

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goad with spurs

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equip with spurs

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Heel spurs or a calcaneal spur is a small osteophyte (bone spur) located on the calcaneus Calcaneal spurs are typically detected by a radiological examination.
The Super Sport Slim, an arch support for women's dress shoes, and the gel donut heel pad for heel spurs both represent breakthroughs in the care of chronic foot problems, according to director of marketing Dan Feldman.
In my 40s I suffered from heel spurs in both feet, partial tears of the rotator cuffs in both shoulders, tennis elbow in both elbows and badly deteriorating knees.
Heel spurs often coexist with this condition but it is unclear whether or not they are causally linked.
That leads to heel spurs, deterioration of the bones, and I just wasn't feeling vital anymore.
Bunions, corns, heel spurs, ingrown toenails, gout and the occasional outbreak of Morton's Toe would hold no fears for the boys from Ballydoyle who have been taken on a major learning curve by Rip Van Winkle, the classiest holder of a season ticket to the chiropodist that you may ever see.
Heel spurs in this patient population may or may not indicate that plantar fasciitis is causing heel pain.
When I had heel spurs, someone advised me to drink one water glass of Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice three times a day.
Heel spurs seem to always be amendable to natural means, but this is not to say that I haven't had patients that sought surgical intervention before my treatment protocol was fully implemented.
After all, she's a relative newcomer to the sport and has battled an epidemic of injuries, including plantar fasciitis, or heel spurs, broken bones, tendonitis, back pain and pulled muscles - all of which she blames on track running.
They may also demonstrate heel spurs which are not associated with the pain of plantar fasciitis.
While some common foot problems have a multitude of products vying for consumers' attention, others, such as heel spurs, remain largely ignored.