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What is Sever condition?
Sever condition is an inflammation of the growth plate of the bone at the back of the heel (apophysitis of the calcaneus). The inflammation of Sever condition is at the point where the Achilles tendon attaches to the back of the heel bone.
What causes Sever condition?
Sever condition is caused by sprain injury where the Achilles tendon attaches to the calcaneus bone at the back of the heel.
What are signs and symptoms of Sever condition?
Sever condition causes pain at the back of the heel. The pain is increased with plantar flexion of the ankle (pushing down with the foot as if stepping on the gas), particularly against resistance. Sever condition also causes tenderness and swelling in the area of the pain.