Comforting Young Feet: Understanding Treatment Modalities for Severs Disease

Sever's Disease, also known as calcaneal apophysitis, is a common cause of heel pain in children and adolescents. Although it's often referred to as a "disease," it's actually a condition caused by inflammation of the growth plate in the heel bone. While it can be distressing for both children and parents, the good news is that Sever's Disease is usually temporary and can be effectively managed with appropriate treatment.