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Does Your Child Have Heel Pain?

September 17, 2014   |   By Dr. Chad Moreau   |   Categories: BTF Blog   Foot Injury   Heel Pain   Sports Injury  

Sever’s disease, also known as calcaneal apophysitis, is a common temporary heel injury that occurs in children.  It is a painful condition that takes place in the heel that results in inflammation at the growth plate (epiphyseal plate).  As children grow, their bones have a region of developing cartilage cells located at the end of … Continue reading Does Your Child Have Heel Pain?

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