SEVER’S DISEASE

Sever's Disease

If you’re a young basketballer/netballer/footballer and have heel pain when playing basketball or sports involving running or jumping, you may have a particular growth pain disorder called Sever’s Disease. What is Sever’s Disease? It is a condition (not a disease) usually affecting 9-15-year-olds that occurs at the back of the heel, where the Achilles tendon […]

ACHILLES TENDINOPATHY

If you have pain in your Achilles tendon (at the back of your ankle), a stiff ankle in the morning and are involved in a sport that has repetitive activity such as running you may have Achilles Tendinopathy. What is Achilles tendinopathy? Achilles tendinopathy is an overuse condition of the tendon that commonly occurs in […]