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Knowledge bank

Knowledge bank

At Solemaids our mission is to relieve heel pain - so children can resume physical activity and enjoy their sport.

Severs disease – overlooked and painful but treatable

During 2017 physiotherapist Per Øllgaard systematically collected data on the condition of children showing symptoms of Severs disease. Results– The children were affected with heel pain and inactivity for more than 10 months on average– Nearly 80% of the children dropped out of sport fully or partially– More than 90% of children had no effect […]

Sports and heel pain

During the winter season, children do most of their sports indoors in sports halls. To prevent injuries during indoor sports, there are a few issues that parents and coaches should look out for. Intensity increases the risk of overload Most children doing sports, weather indoor or outdoor, go through transition periods, when the level of […]

Clinical research shows that heel pain in children is widespread

Researchers at University of Southern Denmark have been gathering data on children in schools and kindergartens in Svendborg Municipality since 2008 [1]. One of the objectives og this study is to explore whether longer school days has a positive effect on childrens’ health – and specifically whether children experience pain in muscles and joints as […]

Test your child

Is heel pain caused by Sever’s disease? ✔ Your child is active in sports. ✔ Your child suffers from constant or recurring pain in the heels. ✔ You have tried to give your child a break from sports, but as soon as he/she starts again, the pain returns. Does this sound familiar? If so, it […]