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Watching a young footy player hobbling off the field is never a good sight to see. One of the most common problems often responsible for this is a type of heel pain known as Severs Disease. Severs Disease or calcaneal apophysistis affects physically active boys aged 12 to 14 years and girls aged 10 to 12 years, which corresponds with the early growth spurts of puberty. Symptoms usually come on gradually and can include: • Unilateral or Bilateral heel pain • Heel pain during physical exercise, especially activities that require running or jumping • Increased pain level after exercise • A tender swelling or bulge on the heel that is … Continue reading
It was great to see an article last week on Warriors Toyota Cup fullback Omar Slaimankhel being named as fullback in the Toyota Cup Team of the Year. Omar, whose family fled war-torn Afghanistan to New Zealand has combined his Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry) studies with an amazing strike-rate of 38 tries in just 35 Toyota Cup matches. Omar, if you are ever interested in a career in podiatry with Australia’s Best podiatrists, come and see us here at my FootDr podiatry centres Brisbane !