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Do people with sever's disease have a lot of pain?
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Dr. Mathew John
Podiatry
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In brief: 1
Severs disease is really not a 'disease' at all.
It simply refers to growth plate pain that occurs in the heel of a child. It can occur in children usually from age 8-13 and who are active in sports. Treatment includes silicone heel cups, icing, antiinflammatory pain medication and often reducing the sports activity. Once the child matures the pain is less likely to occur.

In brief: 1
Severs disease is really not a 'disease' at all.
It simply refers to growth plate pain that occurs in the heel of a child. It can occur in children usually from age 8-13 and who are active in sports. Treatment includes silicone heel cups, icing, antiinflammatory pain medication and often reducing the sports activity. Once the child matures the pain is less likely to occur.
Dr. Mathew John
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Dr. Adam Teichman
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
In brief: Sometimes
Heel pain is a warning sign that a child has a condition that deserves attention.
  heel pain in children is often caused by injury to the growth plate commonly referred to as calcaneal apophysitis or sever’s disease.  these injuries of the heel are usually caused by overuse. However, pediatric heel pain may be the sign of many other problems, and can occur at younger or older ages.

In brief: Sometimes
Heel pain is a warning sign that a child has a condition that deserves attention.
  heel pain in children is often caused by injury to the growth plate commonly referred to as calcaneal apophysitis or sever’s disease.  these injuries of the heel are usually caused by overuse. However, pediatric heel pain may be the sign of many other problems, and can occur at younger or older ages.
Dr. Adam Teichman
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Dr. Daniel Farber
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
In brief: It is painful
Sever's disease affects children and is painful altho it usually is more of a pain that comes with activity.
It may limit how aggressive a child can play certain sports but is usually quite manageable with activity limitation, stretching exercises, nsaids, and inserts.

In brief: It is painful
Sever's disease affects children and is painful altho it usually is more of a pain that comes with activity.
It may limit how aggressive a child can play certain sports but is usually quite manageable with activity limitation, stretching exercises, nsaids, and inserts.
Dr. Daniel Farber
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Dr. Michael Wynn
Podiatry
In brief: Severs disease
This condition effects the growth plate of the heel.
It is a condition of children... The pain can differ from child to child, depending on their activity. Treatment is usually conservative. See a specialist and don't let the child suffer.

In brief: Severs disease
This condition effects the growth plate of the heel.
It is a condition of children... The pain can differ from child to child, depending on their activity. Treatment is usually conservative. See a specialist and don't let the child suffer.
Dr. Michael Wynn
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