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Severs / Kids Heel Pain

Does your child suffer from severs?

Help is available with prescription orthotics from our Australian Podiatrists

Severs / kids heel pain / calcaneal apophysitis

  • Heel pain in kids usually 8-14 years old
  • Inflammation at the growth plate at the back of the heel bone where the Achilles tendon attaches
  • The Achilles tendon connects the calf muscle to the heel bone and is vital for walking, running and jumping
  • One of the most common kids foot problems that our Podiatrists see


Why does your child have heel pain?

Flat feet
High arched feet
Pronated feet
Supinated feet
Long periods of standing or walking at School
Playing sports and being active
Tightness in the calf muscle
Wearing shoes with poor cushioning or support
Standing on hard surfaces and walking barefoot
Sports and activities with jumping, landing or plyometrics


What does it feel like?

Sharp stabbing pain or dull ache in the heel
Painful to touch or squeeze the heel
Worse after sport
Worse when first standing or running
Worse in the morning as you take your first steps

How Levo Prescription Orthotics Can Help You

Reduce the strain on the growth plate to reduce the pain and allow healing
Designed to correct how you stand, walk and run
By treating the cause it can prevent the problem returning

How it works

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