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HEEL PAIN

Posted by Darlene F on 8/28/01 at 20:18 (058300)

My son is 11 and is having pains in his right heel, especially since football season has started. Is he to young for heel spurs or is this something else?

Re: HEEL PAIN

Dr. Zuckerman on 8/28/01 at 23:17 (058308)

He is at the perfect age to have what is called growth plate
pains. Usually this is at the back of the heel bone where the
achilles tendon inserts. You need to have this check out by
a podiatrist. This is very common and his shoe gear and foot
needs to be checked out

Re: HEEL PAIN

Dr. Zuckerman on 8/28/01 at 23:17 (058308)

He is at the perfect age to have what is called growth plate
pains. Usually this is at the back of the heel bone where the
achilles tendon inserts. You need to have this check out by
a podiatrist. This is very common and his shoe gear and foot
needs to be checked out