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what is severs disease?

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Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
Sever's disease : Or calcaneal apophysitis is the most common cause of heel pain in the growing athlete and is due to overuse and repetitive microtrauma of growth plates of the calcaneus bone in the heel. It occurs in children ages 7 to 15, with the majority of patients presenting between 10 and 14 years of age.
Answered on Mar 1, 2020
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Severs disease: This condition effects the growth plate of the heel. It is a condition of children... The pain can differ from child to child, depending on their act ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sever's disease: Sever's disease = inflammation of heel growth plate which causes heel pain in children.

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