Growth plate injury heel young athletes/Calcaneal Apophysitis

Calcaneal Apophysitis is the most common cause of heel pain in young athletes. Recently Aaron Thornton a elite high school soccer player was interviewed by Jermel President (Former College of Charleston basketball star) about this foot condition and how he was treated by Carolina Foot Specialists with Custom Sports Orthotics. Below our two links one is some general information about growth plate heel injuries in young athletes and a youtube video interview with Aaron and his experience with Carolina Foot Specialists.

http://www.foothealthfacts.org/Content.aspx?id=1483&terms=calcaneal%20apophysitis

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-74YYZMLT5c

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