Sever’s disease, also known as Calcaneal apophysitis, is the most common cause of heel pain in children.
Lori Duffy Foster
Lori Duffy Foster is a former newspaper reporter who writes fiction and nonfiction from the hills of Northern Pennsylvania, where she lives with her husband and four children. She holds a master’s degree in creative writing from Binghamton University and a bachelor’s degree from SUNY-Oswego. As a journalist, she covered everything from crime to education to the military for The (Syracuse, N.Y.) Post-Standard. Her short fiction has appeared in the journal Aethlon, and in the anthologies Short Story America and Childhood Regained. Her nonfiction has appeared in Healthy Living, Running Times, Literary Mama, Crimespree and Mountain Home magazines. She works on crime novels in her spare time. Raising Identical Twins: The Unique Challenges and Joys of the Early Years is her first published book.