Archive | August, 2016

Heel pain in children

Pain emanating from the back of the heel bone can be a debilitating condition in children. There can be many causes of heel pain, some nasty, but frequently it is due to a condition called ‘calcaneal apophysitis’ or ‘Sever’s disease’ after James Warren Sever, who first described it in 1912. Pain is essentially due to repetitive […]

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