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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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The significance of calcaneal spurs in patients with plantar fasciitis has been questioned in some studies [23-25].
43 patients had radiological evidence of calcaneal spur. 29 patients have bilateral heel pain.
Characteristics of diabetic subgroups Calcaneal spur Calcaneal spur p value present (n=72) absent (n=21) Age (years) 60.7 [+ or -] 9.3 52.0 [+ or -] 12.3 0.001 BMI (kg/ [m.sup.2]) 37.1 [+ or -] 6.1 34.5 [+ or -] 3.6 0.016 Diabetes duration (years) 10.3 [+ or -] 8.2 9.9 [+ or -] 8.8 0.859 Neuropathy- positive 42 (58.3%) 7 (33%) 0.043 HgA1c 8.7 [+ or -] 1.8 7.8 [+ or -] 1.6 0.839 BMI: body mass index Table 3.
ATHESE symptoms sound typical of either plantar fasciities or a calcaneal spur. The former is an inflammation of the sole of the foot and the latter is a bony outgrowth of the heel which causes pain on weight bearing.
A lateral X-ray of both heels was taken to demonstrate the presence or absence of a calcaneal spur in painful heel for all cases.
heel pain can be caused by many causes which are by structures around the calcaneal insertion of the tendo achillis as follows: Achillis tendon tendinitis, retro calcaneal region, posterior calcaneal spur, plantar spur.
Thiosinaminum in the Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis with Calcaneal Spurs. British Homoeopathic Journal, 1992, Oct, 81,173-175.
Further evaluation was conducted using ultrasound, and this showed no signs of cortical bony irregularities, calcaneal spurs, plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis/tendinosis, or calcification, but it did reveal fluid accumulation in the retrocalcaneal bursa.