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Sport Specialization May Risk Severs Disease

Severs disease is an inflammation of the heel’s growth plate, often affecting physically active children and teenagers. The risk of Severs Disease has grown since children are attempting specialization in a single sport at younger ages. Because of this risk, it is generally advised to wait until adolescence to begin any sort of athletic specialization. … Continue reading Sport Specialization May Risk Severs Disease

Sever’s Disease

Sever’s disease, also known as calcaneal apophysitis, is a medical condition that causes heel pain in one or both feet of children during the period when their feet are growing. Sever’s disease occurs most commonly in boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 14 years of age. Sever’s disease occurs when the part … Continue reading Sever’s Disease