Does calcaneal apophysitis occur in adults?

No.

Of course it doesn’t. Its a disorder of the calcaneal growth plate that can not happen after the teenager stops growing as that growth plate merges with the rest of the calcaneus and is no longer there to cause problems. So why are you writing a blog post for on does calcaneal apophysitis occur in adults? Good question, glad you asked it. Here is why:

According to the search engine keyword tool I looked at, there are 700 searches a month for the keyword phrase “sever’s disease in adults“! That is extraordinary. That is 700 people a month looking for information as to if Severs disease (calcaneal apophysitis) happens in adults. Heel pain is common in adults, but Sever’s disease (Calcaneal apophysitis) is not one of the causes. It is simply not possible.


I have written previously on my views on Sever’s from a parent perspective, about my unscientific study on it and what is the best selling product that people buy for it.

 

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