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Prevention and management of calcaneal apophysitis in children: an overuse syndrome.
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.