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Retrocalcaneal pain causes and its first aid

 It is seen in adolescents during the rapid growth spurt between the age of 11 and 15 years. There is tenderness on compression of the medial and lateral aspects of the heel.

First aid

  1. Give total rest initially to allow the pain to subside.
  2. Give paracetamol for pain.
  3. Advise use of shock absorbing heel pads in all shoes.
  4. Send him to a hospital afterwards.

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