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Sever’s disease is a bony pain that is felt in your heel that can be associated with normal growth.


Hamstring stretch: Rest your feet flat against a wall. Reach your hands forwards to touch your toes in a comfortable position. Feel the stretch in the back of your calf

Hold this stretch for 30 seconds, then release the stretch and repeat 3 more times.


This pain is caused when there is repetitive traction where the calf muscle inserts into your heel.

This traction can be due to active (increased exercise and activity) or passive (increased rate of growth) causes.

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