Recent Examples of bone spur from the Web
Troy Tulowitzki, limited to 66 games last year, is dealing with bone spurs in his right heel.
Wittgren underwent surgery on his right elbow in September to remove a bone spur.
For some perspective, writer Brian Klaas notes that Trump deferred the draft during the Vietnam War five times because of bone spurs, and previously mocked John McCain, who was tortured while a prisoner of war, for being captured.
Storz had a bone spur removed from his shoulder during the offseason, delaying his 2018 debut.
Instead of lobbying for such legislation, however, Trump back-peddled as fast as his bone spurs would carry him.
The surgery was relatively minor (bones spurs were removed).
Rose has been out since Nov. 7 with ankle injuries ranging from a sprained left ankle to bone spurs.
Alleged bone spurs in his feet earned Trump five deferments from Vietnam.
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medical Definition of bone spur
- In addition to pain, osteoarthritis shows up as stiff joints, cracking sounds, inflammation and bone spurs.
- —Nathan Seppa, Science News, 11 Aug. 2012
- … he had bone spurs removed from the backs of both heels.
- —Leigh Montville, Sports Illustrated, 3 July 1989
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