Calcium deposits occurs over a period of time and is caused by strains on foot muscles, ligaments, stretching of plantar fascia and repeated tearing of membrane around heel bone. Heel spurs are common among people who indulge in lots of physical activity (running, jumping, etc.)
In some cases of heel spurs occur in people who have plantar fasciitis. Plantar fascia is a thick band of connective tissue originated on the bottom surface of the heel bone and extend along the sole of the foot towards the toes.
Heel spurs are not permanent. Plantar fasciitis in some cases is the main cause of a heel spurs, but it is very treatable with Radial Shock Waves and Regular Physiotherapy in 90%of cases, once inflammation is reduced, the pain will disappear.
There are variety of treatments options and techniques that can help cure heel spur.