Sever’s Disease (Calcaneal Apophysitis) in Children

Is Your Child Frequently Mentioning Heel Pain? Calcaneal Apophysitis (Sever’s Disease) Calcaneal Apophysitis is a painful inflammation of the heel’s growth plate (physis).  This condition typically affects children between the ages of 8 and 14 years old.  Calcaneal Apophysitis occurs more commonly in boys than girls.  Heel bones, the calcaneus, will not be fully developed […]

Achilles Tendon and Heel Pain in Kids and Adults

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Heel and Arch Pain With fall sports in full swing, it is time to be on the lookout for heel and arch pain! One of the most common areas where we see the pain this time of year is the back of the heel, where the Achilles tendon attaches to the heel bone. This tends […]

Dr. Stephanie Jameson Giving Back

Dr. Stephanie Jameson

Last week our own, Dr. Stephanie Jameson boarded a plane and headed to the Yucatan Peninsula to volunteer at her first medical mission trip. Dr. Jameson has always had a strong desire to volunteer her time and expertise, and the Yucatan Crippled Children’s Project, (YCCP), seemed to be the perfect trip for her. What is […]

Hair Tourniquet Syndrome

As a new parent, like all new parents, I find myself continually rifling through a repetitive mental checklist every time I hear the new addition to the family start to cry. Is she too hot? Is she too cold? When did she last eat? (She can’t possibly be hungry already). Does she need to be […]