Home HealthTopics Health Centers Reference Library Research
Join us on Facebook Join us on Facebook Share on Facebook

Pain Management

Treatment Options for Heel Spurs



I have heel spurs (plantar fasclitics) have had for several years now. I have taken Celebrex from time to time and had 4 Cortizone shots in one of my heels. I do get some relief but the pain normally returns. Are there other options?


The other options for plantar fasciitis include stretching exercises and orthotic or shoe inserts. In some rare cases where this type of therapy is not successful, surgery may be considered, however this is a last resort and all other therapies should be considered before.

For more information:

Go to the Pain Management health topic, where you can:

Response by:

Jeffrey M Robbins, DPM Jeffrey M Robbins, DPM
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University