Sever Condition Index
Sever condition is an inflammation of the growth plate of the bone at the back of the heel where the Achilles tendon attaches. Sever condition can be very painful and is commonly referred to as "growing pains." The condition often disappears with age, but it can also be treated by limiting activity, using antiinflammatory medications, shoe inserts, and heel lifts.
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Ankle pain is commonly due to a sprain or tendinitis. The severity of ankle sprains ranges from mild (which can resolve within...learn more »
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Ankle Pain Article
- Ankle pain and ankle tendinitis facts
- How is the ankle designed, and what is the ankle's function?
- What causes ankle pain and ankle tendinitis?
- What injuries can cause ankle pain,
and how are they treated?
- What diseases and conditions can cause ankle pain, and how are they treated?
- What are associated symptoms and signs of ankle pain and ankle tendinitis?
- How are ankle pain and ankle tendinitis diagnosed?
- What is the prognosis for ankle pain and ankle tendinitis?
- Is it possible to prevent ankle pain and ankle tendinitis?
Heel spurs, pointed, bony outgrowths of the heel, are caused by localized soft tissue inflammation and can be located at the back...learn more »
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Heel Spurs Article
- Heel spurs & plantar fasciitis facts
- What is a heel spur? What are symptoms of a heel spur?
- How do heel spurs relate to plantar fasciitis? What causes heel spurs and plantar fasciitis?
- How are heel spurs and plantar fasciitis diagnosed?
- How are heel spurs and plantar fasciitis treated?
- What is the prognosis (outlook) of heel spurs and plantar fasciitis?
- Can heel spurs and plantar fasciitis be prevented?