Heel spur is a very painful condition which can be treated by home remedies on heel spur. It is actually a hook of bone located in the foot. Moreover, this hook of bone causes pain when a tissue in the arc of foot is inflamed. The tissue is medically recognized as plantar fascia. The home remedies on heel spur can relieve the inflammation of the tissues effectually.
In addition, the condition of heel spur must not be confused with the plantar fasciitis which is other painful condition. Though this condition is more common in middle ages but many people have to suffer from this painful condition in the early ages also. The home remedies on heel spur is effective on both middle aged and youngsters.
It is found that spurs causes great discomfort by inflaming and irritating the plantar fascia but it is not the primary reason for pain. There is a hook of bone that will be sticking out of the bottom of the foot which is generally located where the arc of foot is attached to the heel bone; and it can be diagnosed with the help of X-ray.
The prime cause for occurrence of this condition is considered to be aging. This condition may be faced by elderly peoples because for the years long wear and tear of tissues in the foot. Also, aged peoples may lose the fat that surrounds the heel. The home remedies on heel spur will help to rebuild the tissues and regain the necessary fat to cushion feet.
Moreover, excessive strenuous activities or injury in foot is another reason for suffering from this problem. The tearing of tender tissues in the plantar fascia due to injury or strenuous activities can occur, which may lead to this painful condition. Also, excessive exercising is another reason for occurrence of this pain-giving condition. Moreover, exercises in which more pressure is applied on heal may lead to this problem, for instance rope skipping. In addition, exercises that do not include stretching of feet and legs are also prime reasons for this unwanted condition. Others include, osteoarthritis and plantar fasciitis are the two diseases that may cause the painful condition in the heels.
Firstly, in osteoarthritis the weakened bones may cause spurs due to which walking and also foot movement might be very painful. The home remedies on heel spur will ease the foot movement and a person will be able to walk without pain. Secondly, the plantar fasciitis disease repeatedly irritates the soft tissues of heels due to which it gets inflamed and causes pain. The home remedies on heel spur will prevent from this painful condition. Some effective remedies are mentioned ahead.
Prepare a paste by mixing 1 teaspoon of baking soda, 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar and 1 and half teaspoon of molasses. Apply this paste on the affected area.
Massage coconut oil on the affected area to rebuild the tissues.
Take a clean cheese cloth and soak it in linseed oil. Cover the affected area for 2 to 3 hours.
Take a paper matching the size of heel and soak it in apple cider vinegar. Keep this paper in the shoes where heels are place.
Develop a habit to drench feet in the borax solution for 1 hour.
To reduce pain, keep a pack of flaxseed on the affected area.
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