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 Achilles tendon and heel pain in kids and adults is in the back of the heel.  This is where the Achilles tendon attaches […]

Heel Pain in Children

Summer is coming to a close and fall sports are gearing up!  This can be a very important time to watch for heel and arch pain in your kids. At Kansas City Foot and Ankle, we see several children daily who are experiencing heel and arch pain.  The pain seems especially intense after sports activities […]

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 […]