Sever’s Disease (Calcaneal Apophysitis) in Children

Is Your Child Frequently Mentioning Heel Pain? Calcaneal Apophysitis (Sever’s Disease) Calcaneal Apophysitis, or Sever’s Disease, 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kansas City Foot and Ankle and Heel Pain Center of Kansas City Introduce ESWT Technology

For immediate release: (December 13th 2016) Kansas City Foot and Ankle and the Heel Pain Center of Kansas City introduce an innovative, non-invasive technology for the treatment of heel pain, plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendinitis. Dr. Mark Green, founder and CEO of Kansas City Foot and Ankle and the Heel Pain Center of Kansas City, […]

Heel Spurs

At Kansas City Foot and Ankle and the Heel Pain Center of Kansas City, one of the most common problems we see is heel pain.  While it is true that many patients with heel pain have heel spurs, heel spurs are not usually the cause of pain in the heels. There was a time when […]