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What kind of doctor sees somebody for sever's disease?

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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 26 years experience
Sports Medicine: Sports medicine specialist, orthopedic doctor, or primary care physician.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry 15 years experience
Foot and Ankle: This is easily evaluated by a physician that has been trained in the foot and ankle. This would include podiatrists and foot and ankle orthopedists. Ask for the recommendations of family, friends and you pcp for a great place to get a referral. You can also check out: www.Acfas.Org, www.Apma.Org, and www.Aaos.Org for local providers.
Dr. David Laha
Podiatry 39 years experience
Foot Specialist: Sever's disease is a common overuse condition in children. See your foot specialist for evaluation. Icing, shoes with a heel lift, limiting fitness activity to tolerance, stretching and good supports. This will usually cause no permanent damage. May take weeks to months to resolve. Dr l.

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