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Is there an over-the-counter treatment for sever's disease?

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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Yes: This depends on the severity of the condition. In my practice, since severs disease is only seen in the young, i tend to recommend otc products such a advil (ibuprofen) on as needed basis of course combined with specific limitations of certain actitivis, exercises, ice/heat, footwear, education for school pe instructors and coaches, etc. The best cure is birthdays.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry 15 years experience
Heel Cups, but...: As this is a condition that commonly affects active children, it is always a good idea to have this evaluated by a foot and ankle specialist to ensure that this is the correct diagnosis. Proper stretching should also always be included in a treatment plan.

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