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Heel pain in the active child or skeletally immature adolescent: Overview of causes

Joseph Chorley, MD
Daren Molina, MD
Section Editors
Albert C Hergenroeder, MD
Richard G Bachur, MD
Deputy Editor
James F Wiley, II, MD, MPH


This topic will provide an overview of the causes of heel pain in active children and skeletally immature adolescents.

The evaluation of foot and ankle pain and causes of pain in other parts of the foot and ankle in active children and skeletally immature adolescents are discussed separately as follows:

(See "Foot and ankle pain in the active child or skeletally immature adolescent: Evaluation".)

(See "Forefoot and midfoot pain in the active child or skeletally immature adolescent: Overview of causes".)

(See "Ankle pain in the active child or skeletally immature adolescent: Overview of causes".)

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