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(6) Even more rare causes include Freiberg's disease (avascular necrosis of the metatarsal head) and tarsal coalition, (5) as well as Sever's Disease (calcaneal apophysitis).
There are strong associations between quadriceps inflexibility and anterior knee pain, hamstring inflexibility and patellofemoral pain, and gastroc-soleus muscle inflexibility and calcaneal apophysitis, Dr.
Calcaneal apophysitis, or Sever's disease, tends to occur early in the growth spurt, at age 8-12 in girls or age 10-14 in boys.
* The true origin of the heel pain of calcaneal apophysitis is a stress microfracture (invisible on x-ray) due to chronic repetitive microtrauma--it's an overuse syndrome that resolves without surgery in nearly all cases.