While lockdown has made many people lethargic some are constantly on their toes cooking and doing household chores. No wonder many people now complain of foot and ankle related problems. These foot pains are quite common and are also known as heel spurs. WHAT ARE HEEL SPURS? A heel spur is a condition which causes calcium deposits. This leads to a bony intrusion under your heel bone. It is often linked to inflammation of the connective tissues between the foot and the heel bone and is a painful condition. It may also result in swelling irritation and weakening of the arch bone.