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Does your Child Have Heel Pain? Lonnie Kaplan DPM

2018-09-21T12:47:23+00:00

Does your child have pain in the heels after playing sports or after activity? One possible diagnosis is Sever’s Disease. Sever’s Disease is pain and inflammation at the growth center of the heel bone (calcaneus) The area of the growth plate of the heel bone in children is also the attachment of the achilles tendon. [...]

Does your Child Have Heel Pain? Lonnie Kaplan DPM2018-09-21T12:47:23+00:00

Why is My Child Limping: A Guide To Children’s Heel Pain

2016-02-27T17:55:41+00:00

Pediatric heel pain is a common occurrence because a child’s feet are constantly growing. The bones in the foot of a child between the ages of 8 and 14 grow faster than the tendons, and the calcaneus, or heel bone, doesn’t fully develop until age 14. Until the calcaneus forms, new bone will grow in [...]

Why is My Child Limping: A Guide To Children’s Heel Pain2016-02-27T17:55:41+00:00
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