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 […]

Cowboy boots and foot health

Cowboy boots

    YEEHAW!!!! Whether you’re suiting up at the break of dawn to go and herd the cattle, going horseback riding, grabbing your partner to do some line dancing, or you simply want something to go with your best pair of jeans, the cowboy boot has survived the test of time and remains a go-to […]

Kansas City Foot and Ankle Northland Location Now Open

For Immediate Release: Kansas City Foot and Ankle and the Heel Pain Center of Kansas City announce the opening of their Northland location.   Kansas City, MO (October 2nd, 2017) The physicians and staff of Kansas City Foot and Ankle and the Heel Pain Center of Kansas City are pleased to announce their expansion with […]

Heel Pain in Children

With summer coming to a close and fall sports starting up, it’s time to watch for heel and arch pain in your kids. At Kansas City Foot and Ankle, we see several children daily that experience heel and arch pain after sports activities such as practices and games.  Often, the heel pain starts intermittently but […]