Heel Pain 101

Is Your Child Experiencing Heel Pain?

If your child begins experiencing heel pain, you may be surprised. Foot pain is often associated with older people or people who are very active or work in demanding positions, not with children. 

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Do I Really Need to See A Podiatrist for Heel Pain?

“Is heel pain really that serious?” People ask this question often and wonder if they should even see a doctor for their heel pain. So many people consider foot pain to be normal and it is just not. There is no reason for you to live in pain when you can see a podiatrist and get treatment.  

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Preventing Pediatric Heel Pain

There are a number of possible causes for a child’s heel pain and heel pain is a common childhood complaint. However, there are a few ways you can help your child to prevent heel pain from occurring. 

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Treatment Options for Pediatric Heel Pain

Heel pain in children is common, but that doesn’t mean it should be ignored. Foot pain is never normal and should always be evaluated by a doctor and treated appropriately. 

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Simple At-Home Treatment Options For Calcaneal Apophysitis

Calcaneal apophysitis, also known as Sever’s disease, is the most common cause of heel pain in children and is most often seen in children between the ages of 8 and 14.  

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How Pediatric Heel Pain Differs From Adult Heel Pain

Heel pain is common childhood complaint, but heel pain experienced by children is typically different from the heel pain experienced by adults.  

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Selecting A Shoe With The Proper Fit

Shoe selection is extremely important if you are suffering from heel pain. Many foot pain sufferers pain could be prevented or relieved if they wore appropriate, good-quality, well-fitting shoes.   

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Sever's Disease: What is it?

Sever's disease, also known as calcaneal apophysitis, is a disease of the growth plate of the bone most common in children ages 10 to 15. It is characterized by pain in the heel of a child's foot typically brought on by some injury or trauma. 

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