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Severs Disease is a Common Problem of the Heel in Children

There are many different causes of heel pain in adults, but in kids the most common by far is a disorder known as Severs disease. As this is damage to the growing plate at the back of the heel bone, it cannot occur in adults. The most frequent age of developing is around the early teenage years or possibly a bit before. When we are born the heel bone expands from two parts, one being the main area of the heel bone and the other being the growth zone at the back of the heel bone. These two bits of … Read the rest

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