spur formation

spur formation

formation of a bony 'shelf' in response to traction at insertion of a tendon, ligament or band of fascia (deep fibres transfer traction stresses to underlying periosteum, causing local inflammation and stimulating new bone formation)
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If you have DISH, I would be surprised since it is defined by an abnormally accelerated process of spur formation all along the spine at multiple levels.
I would be surprised if you had DISH, since it is defined by abnormally accelerated spur formation along the spine at multiple levels, usually semi-fusing the spine gradually all along its length.
If you have DISH, I would be surprised, since it is defined by an abnormally accelerated process of spur formation all along the spine at multiple levels, and commonly semi-fuses the spine gradually all along its length.
This association is consistent with the vertical compression hypothesis of spur formation, as several studies have shown that vertical heel pressure during gait is strongly associated with bodyweight (22,23).
Kelly A, Wainwright A, Winson I Spur formation and heel pain.
Two enzymes known to spur formation of amyloid beta that afflicts brain function are beta-secretase and gamma-secretase, both targets in Wong's study of mice.
The scientific article, "Plantar fasciitis and calcaneal spur formation are associated with abductor digiti minimi atrophy on MRI of the foot," describes a study conducted from August 2006 to January 2007 with 200 patients of all ages from 40 states referred for an MRI of the hindfoot due to the presence of heel pain.
MARY ROTHBART, UO PROFESSOR WHO HELPED SPUR FORMATION OF BIRTH TO THREE
Pruning encourages spur formation and maintains fruiting wood.