WHY DOES YOUR CHILD HAVE HEEL PAIN?
High arched feet
Long periods of standing or walking at School
Playing sports and being active
Tightness in the calf muscle
Wearing shoes with poor cushioning or support
Standing on hard surfaces and walking barefoot
Sports and activities with jumping, landing or plyometrics
WHAT DOES IT FEEL LIKE?
Sharp stabbing pain or dull ache in the heel
Painful to touch or squeeze the heel
Worse after sport
Worse when first standing or running
Worse in the morning as you take your first steps