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How to treat a calcaneal stress fracture?

What is the calcaneal squeeze test?

The calcaneal squeeze test is when you simply squeeze both sides of the calcaneus or heel bone and see if it elicits symptoms. A positive response to pain is a ‘positive calcaneal squeeze test’. If you are positive then it means you...

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How to treat calcaneal apophysitis?

Calcaneal apophysitis (Severs disease) is a common problem in growing children with the growth plate at the back of the heel bone. The classic symptoms are pain on activity and pain on squeezing the sides of the heel bone. The problem is self...

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What is calcaneal apophysitis?

Calcaneal apophysitis is the technical name for what is more commonly known as Sever’s disease. It is a disorder of the growth plate (apophysis) at the back of the heel bone (calcaneus). This growth plate merges with the rest of the heel bone...

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