Shintsa disease - quite a common disease of people who participate in sports and / or lead an active lifestyle.This way of life in terms of injuries and problems with tendons and certainly has a lot of risks, but without movement and sports fully impossible to live.The disease usually occurs Shintsa in youth aged 7 to 15 years, with most of ossification in the calcaneal tuberosity develop in boys between 9 and 11 years for girls from 7 to 8 years.The disease process may be involved as the two, and one limb.
disease Shintsa - aseptic necrosis of the spongy bone (the bone is destroyed in the background of her insufficient blood supply), leading to disruption of ossification.Shintsa causes of disease today is not fully defined.Most often this loss occurs after excessive exercise or injury, and both girls and boys with the disease affects the same frequency.A unilateral lesion diagnosed more often bilateral
disease may begin gradually or sharply.When acute
Shintsa disease diagnosis based on the results of X-ray (fragmentation and seal apophysis roughness tuberosity of the calcaneus) and clinical data.It is imperative to carry out differential diagnosis with diseases such as osteomyelitis, periostitis, bursitis, tuberculosis calcaneus.If the disease occurs in older people, it is necessary to eliminate the so-called "heel spur"
Shintsa disease - treatment
disease treatment Shintsa most conservative.Tactics of treatment is to maximize the limitation of physical activity.When expressed markedly enhanced by relying on heel pain, the affected limb is necessary to fix the plaster splints.When severe pain shows the use of analgesics and physiotherapy.It is enough to give a good effect of hot baths and ozocerite baths.
in consequence to reduce shock loading and unloading on the heels of the hindfoot is recommended production and the subsequent wearing of individual orthopedic insoles.In case of failure of individual manufacturing such insoles can be found in orthopedic stores or pharmacies.
If your child is diagnosed with a disease Shintsa, should not be afraid, because in the case of proper treatment, the disease always ends in complete recovery.