Test Yourself June 2019: Heel Spurs


Earn Certificates of Achievement as you test your skills with NAILPRO’s Professional Participation Program. In each issue, you’ll find a multiple-choice test that will allow you to demonstrate what you’ve learned from our Nail Clinic column. For answers to this month’s test, see “Heel Spurs.” If you earn a score of 80% or higher, you’ll be awarded a framable Certificate of Achievement. A perfect score earns a Certificate of Achievement With Honors.

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Welcome to your Heel Spurs Quiz

1. __________ is the medical term for the heel bone.

2. One out of 10 people has heel spurs.

3. About __________ people in the United States suffer from plantar fasciitis.

4. Doctors can diagnose heel spurs __________.

5. Which of the following is not commonly associated with heel spurs?

6. Heel spurs are much more likely to cause foot pain than plantar fasciitis.

7. If a client says that she has heel pain, nail techs should __________.

8. Pain in the heels is most commonly the result of a tight, inflamed and irritated plantar fascia.

9. Which of the following is not a recommended treatment for heel pain?

10. The majority of people with heel spurs require surgery to cut out the spur.

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